Between triple digit temperatures and no rain, this summer has been a hot, crispy one here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I love taking photos outside and found it difficult to get out as often in the extreme heat this month.  Fortunately I got to spend a few days in both Toronto and Dallas (where it was surprisingly cooler than […]

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…how to get to Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA? I snapped the photo below at the edge of Toronto Island.  While the concept was cute, it isn’t a very interesting photograph, and I wasn’t planning on sharing it.  However, after seeing this post of some very cool, similar photos on a fellow photoblogger’s web site, I thought I’d share it […]

As I walked over a bridge in Centreville on Toronto Island, I saw this beautiful swan taking a few tentative steps to the rock edge of the canal as this young girl took the same tentative steps toward the water. You Might Also Enjoy: Feeding the Ducks Walking by Brush Creek Toronto City View Gibraltar […]

As I woke up just after dawn on Friday morning, the last morning of the trip, I was excited to take another morning walk along the Toronto Harbour.  Thankfully the morning light was as beautiful as ever and the seagulls were being extra photogenic. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite shot below? […]

If you visited my blog this past Spring, you might remember how hard I was looking for (and how badly I was failing at finding) ducklings to photograph here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I couldn’t keep myself from emitting a small squeal of delight when a Mama Duck and ducklings swam right past me as I took a […]

My youngest daughter would have loved Franklin Children’s Garden on Toronto Island.  A fan of the children’s cartoon, she would have loved the flower and vegetable gardens, Turtle Pond, and more.  Me, I loved seeing all of the butterflies on the coneflowers.  It took a few attempts, but thankfully I managed to capture this one. You […]