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A few weeks ago I was able to capture the final part of moving a house. Unfortunately, I wasn’t around for the first part, where they removed the chimney, the top part of the roof, and all the bricks.

A small crowd of neighbours gathered soon after the trucks arrived. But many of them left before the grand finale. Some small children were lucky enough to be in the neighbourhood with their mothers. The big wide eyes on the little boys showed their amazement. Tonka trucks will never be enough for them now!

It’s taken me a while to get the photos and videos together. But here it is for your (and especially my neighbours’) viewing pleasure. Click on the photo below. Once at Vimeo, the password is “house”.

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I’ve been trying to take short fast neighbourhood walks at least three times a week. It’s especially helpful when I’m working on the computer a lot. It gets the blood circulating.

On most of these walks I bring my smart phone so that I know when I’ve reached my 10,000 step goal. It also allows me to snap a few pics so that I remember what’s new in the hood.

Now, I finally have time to upload them. Or maybe it’s more like I’ve completely forgotten them. Anyways, it’s a mish-mash of Westfest and the edge of Hintonburg: Read the rest of this entry »

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