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Change In Colors, Thanksgiving weekend, Echo Lake

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Birch trees mixed in with the requisite vibrant fall colors on echo lake this past Thanksgiving weekend. Though never taking the change in colors for granted, it still is fun to see tourists arrive by motorcoach to look at what we Canadians see every year!

Sweeping sunset across Conger Lake while kayak camping in the Massasauga Provincial Park

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Sweeping sunset across Conger Lake while kayak camping early September in the Massasauga Provincial Park with one of our daughters. Two excellent days with sun, mid-teen temperatures, card games, good food, campfire, and these fantastic skies after the sun went down.

Broad-winged Hawk

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Three Broad-winged Hawks spent a couple of weeks in August on the cottage property before flying off. They would perch atop the Birch trees along the shore, or behind the cottage at top off forest canopy like this one in the photo.

Canada Day fireworks from Baysville, Ontario

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One of the fireworks from Baysville, Ontario’s Canada Day celebrations back on July 1

Take A Deep Breath!

fall colors mirrored on echo lake, lake of bays township, muskoka, ontario, canada
Smell that fresh air and soak in those colors! This is one of those moments to savor. Life does move fast, yet here everything holds still. Thanksgiving weekend, Echo Lake

Canada Day 150 Firework Celebrations

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Canada Day 150 firework celebrations in town of Oakville last night.  This is one fantastic country!

Downtown Toronto From High Atop CN Tower

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This is one fantastic sunset view of Toronto from CN Tower looking north. We have the Fairmont Royal York hotel bottom right, Roy Thomson Hall, all the bank buildings, Toronto City Hall, and every other building along Yonge street until the horizon ends.

Toronto skyline at sunset looking west from Spadina to Humber, including Exhibition and Liberty Village

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For those of us who love Toronto, here is a different view of our skyline, looking West from Spadina to Humber at sunset, including Exhibition and Liberty Village. The usual North view is all office skyscrapers, while this West angle is condos, and to my surprise, abundance of green space.

Bald Eagle Making A Statement

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Our bald eagle friend here was injured at a young age flying into power lines, rescued and brought back to health at the Mounstberg Conservation Area in Halton. They are known for rehabilitating all species of raptors in Southern Ontario.

The Firehall Pizza Co. at Blue Mountain

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Welcome to The Firehall Pizza Co. at Blue Mountain. Known for some really tasty pizza and fresh salads, it is situated in what used to be the area’s fire hall – or so the rumor goes!