Porch Lion
I’ve always liked the lion statues some people flank their entrances with, but I liked them even more when I learned that my uncle sculpted lions that were cast and are still somewhere around here in Waterloo Region.  
(This isn’t one of them.)  
When I find one I’ll be sure to share it.

This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

Porch Lion

I’ve always liked the lion statues some people flank their entrances with, but I liked them even more when I learned that my uncle sculpted lions that were cast and are still somewhere around here in Waterloo Region.  

(This isn’t one of them.)  

When I find one I’ll be sure to share it.


This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

glasses

This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

glasses


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green tea ice cream
long my child’s favorite ~ at Okonomi House, Toronto

This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

green tea ice cream

long my child’s favorite ~ at Okonomi House, Toronto


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bunny

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bunny


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Waterloo Train Station

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Waterloo Train Station


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cymbals

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cymbals


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These flowers are everywhere now, but I have no idea what they are called.  Do you?

These flowers are everywhere now, but I have no idea what they are called.  Do you?

Ferguson’s “free speech zone” is a padlocked no-man’s-land

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The ACLU was denied an emergency injunction against Ferguson’s cops’ illegal “no standing on the sidewalk” rule because Ferguson promised to erect a “free speech zone,” but the only thing on that site is a fenced-off, locked-up pen that no one is allowed to use.

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This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

This original photograph by Laurel L. Russwurm is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

Hen and Chicks
I think these are related to the aloe family, but they can survive outdoors in my part of Canada.  An individual plant (a “hen”) reproduces itself on the surface of the soil by producing tiny new plants (“chicks”) all around it.  

Hen and Chicks

I think these are related to the aloe family, but they can survive outdoors in my part of Canada.  An individual plant (a “hen”) reproduces itself on the surface of the soil by producing tiny new plants (“chicks”) all around it.