Happy Monday?

First thing this morning I see several giant crows (a murder of crows - yeah, a bit disquieting) in milling around my neighbourhood and think to myself, 'huh, look at these guys. They won't even move when they hear a car coming. Jerks.' Then, I get to the train station and see this: Okay... I [...]

Dear Oshawa Rail Yard

Dear Oshawa Rail Yard, This train has been abusing my sightline for weeks. It's just parked there. Doing nothing. Nothing but hiding all the magnificent pieces of art that are snuggly parked behind it. Can I report that kind of abuse? I didn't think so. I suppose I will just have to exercise some patience. [...]

I Was Warned

It is a cold, windy winter morning here in Ontario. I was motoring along, heading to the 7:03 am train when I noticed a new train in the railyard. New train means new graffiti. When I stopped to take this photo this morning, I was amused. I did not realize it was a warning. "Dun  [...]

Stunned Indeed

On the first day back to work and school for everyone, I was walking to the train and came face to face with this lovely piece of railcar graffiti. STUN All I could do was agree. In the -10 degree weather with the wind kicking up, I felt every single letter and silently begged the [...]

Dear Tuesday

Dear Tuesday, Why, oh why do you feel like Monday? Is this just the first repetition in a Groundhog Day series of events? No. Please. No. It's early yet, let's get a cuppa joe down (or two) and reassess. You may feel like a Tuesday yet! I believe in you.   Signed, Cautiously Optimistic