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[PHOTO] Lone lily, Dovercourt Village

Lone lily #toronto #dovercourtvillage #flowers #orange #lily #lilies #garden

Written by Randy McDonald

August 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • Bad Astronomy Phil Plait notes that the location of the Apollo 12 Ascent Module on the Moon may have been found.
  • Kieran Healy writes about how he uses scripts to produce animated graphics illustrating charging patterns of baby names over the 20th century in the United States.
  • JSTOR Daily looks at how Japan has been cleaning up Tohoku after the Fukushima disaster.
  • Language Hat looks at an upcoming book project taking a look at how different languages written in the Arabic script interact with each other.
  • Abigail Nussbaum at Lawyers, Guns and Money, looking at “The Bells”, makes the case that this episode’s solution to the issues of Daenerys was probably the best one that could be devised within Game of Thrones’ self-imposed limitations.
  • The NYR Daily looks at the trial in Israeli military courts of Palestinian activist Issa Amro.
  • Jason C. Davis notes at the Planetary Society Blog that the Lightsail 2 spacecraft is scheduled for a June launch.
  • Peter Rukavina reacts, with eventual cool printings, to the Fluxus movement in mid-20th century art.
  • Strange Company shares the story of pioneering Edwardian parachustist Dolly Shepherd.
  • Daniel Little at Understanding Society shares his 1970s proposal for a Marxist philosophy of the social sciences.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that the GULAG system was a net loss for the Soviet economy, costly and employing workers at low productivity levels. (Bringing it back would be a mistake, then.)
  • Arnold Zwicky shares some wonderful photos of some remarkable lilies.

[PHOTO] Tulips and daffodils and lilies by 900 Queen Street West

Tulips and daffodils and lilies by Queen Street West #toronto #queenstreetwest #frontyard #gardens #900queenstreetwest #red #tulips #yellow #daffodils #white #lilies

Written by Randy McDonald

May 9, 2019 at 8:45 am

[PHOTO] Last tiger lily

Last tiger lily #toronto #dovercourtvillage #flowers #orange #tigerlily #lilies

The tiger lilies are slowly growing old and dying, but there are still some around.

Written by Randy McDonald

August 2, 2018 at 10:03 am

[PHOTO] Three photos of back vistas and one selfie

Backyard tiger lilies by fence #toronto #dovercourtvillage #flowers #backyard #flowers #orange #tigerlily #lilies

Looking out a back window #toronto #churchandwellesley #churchstreet #themensroom #window #tower

Behind Garage #toronto #churchandwellesley #churchstreet #garage #alley #laneway

Knowing post-haircut selfie #toronto #me #selfie #churchandwellesley #churchstreet #starbucks #mirror

Written by Randy McDonald

July 30, 2018 at 12:15 pm

[PHOTO] One photo of blue sky on Dupont and three photos of flowers on Pacific Avenue

I took a stroll early this morning, dashing to the west and then dashing back again under a perfect blue sky.

Morning blue sky with street lamp, looking west on Dupont at Bartlett #toronto #blue #sky #streetlamp #dovercourtvillage #dupontstreet #bartlettavenue

Flowers I saw on Pacific Avenue–rose of sharon flowers on a tree, tiger lilies by the street, hollyhock curling up a pole–cheered me. I love these colours.

Rose of sharon flowers on the tree #toronto #highparknorth #flowers #pink #purple #flowers #roseofsharon #pacificave

Tiger lily by the road #toronto #highparknorth #pacificave #flowers #orange #tigerlily #lilies

Hollyhock by the pole #toronto #highparknorth #flowers #pink #hollyhock #pacificave

Written by Randy McDonald

July 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

[PHOTO] Five photos of the gardens of Avonlea Village, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

The flower gardens which lie between the complex of buildings that form Avonlea Village proper and Route 6, the main road on Prince Edward Island’s north shore, are quite well maintained.

Gardens of Avonlea Village (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #avonleavillage #garden #flowers

Gardens of Avonlea Village (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #avonleavillage #garden #flowers #poppies #red #birdhouse

Gardens of Avonlea Village (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #avonleavillage #garden #flowers

Gardens of Avonlea Village (4) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #avonleavillage #garden #flowers #poppies #red #pink

Gardens of Avonlea Village (5) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #avonleavillage #garden #flowers #lilies #orange

Written by Randy McDonald

September 5, 2017 at 6:15 pm