Category Archives: constructions

Rebuilding Aurora

I wish they had put a hole in the boards and not made me take this picture from the side through a chain-link fence.  Oh well.  There is still that little boy in me who can stop and look at … Continue reading

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My Daily Museum

My bus route is a trip down one street, and in the early morning hours, it seemed like I was traveling down one wing of a museum dedicated to construction. There was roadwork to the right of me.  There were … Continue reading

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Fog, Philosophers and Fall

I did not consciously think of the alliterative title, but it certainly fits the disparate parts of my day….that now I wonder if they are indeed disparate at all. Fog When I left work, the whole area was encased in … Continue reading

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Lacking Context on the Crowded Side of the Street

  When leaving the subway station, I turn left and head to work. Like in all things, linear or not, there are options.  My option my not be another route, but I do get to choose the side of the … Continue reading

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Evidence of the Eglinton LRT

Teaching is about managing distractions. Sadly, this includes mine as much as it does the students’.  Whereas theirs usually revolves around cell phone apps and various forms of social media, mine usually are outside the classroom. One wall in my … Continue reading

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Routes Seldom Taken

Feeling like I should really get out on the bike sooner rather than later I set out on a quest to get some warmer leg coverings. This quest, though incredibly linear by bus, took me down a route that was … Continue reading

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When the Bus Driver Has Something to Say

Today’s perfect moment comes courtesy of my bus driver. In what I believe to be a rare feat, he took to the bus P.A. system to editorialize our ride home.  Don’t get me wrong, the P.A. system does get used, … Continue reading

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