That’s Corey from Silver Lion Framing here in #longbranchTO with a painting from our little collection by Kentucky folk artist Charley Kinney he is framing up for us.
I took this photo from a small window on the stairway going up to our bedroom. The builder next door has taken down the modest bungalow we knew as Nick’s place and has dug a huge pit. They haven’t done any work since the excavation.… Read More
As regular visitors to this blog know, there has been a lot of construction around here over the past several months. I’ve been periodically documenting the changes here on this blog. The Ontario Municipal Board adjudicators who have approved severances side-by-side at 2 and 4… Read More
There was a crew out in front of 2 Twenty Seventh when I got home from work today. They were digging some sort of deep trench down the property and out onto the road. Maybe they were doing drains – I’m really not sure. I… Read More
Yesterday we had a crew of roofers here at 27th Street all day. The menagerie was not impressed. The dogs and the cats were all extremely happy to see me when I got home from work (even more than usual), and they gathered around me,… Read More
Today I wandered into my local Canadian Tire store, shopping for things like house paint, cat litter, and a few other things I needed for around the house, when what did I come across but a display for Portuguese hot sauce. How strange is that?… Read More
The pair of three story, tall and narrow homes at the severed 2 Twenty Seventh Street property are standing now, and they are working on some stonework. Meanwhile across the street at 6, the builder who bought the place destroyed all of Alma’s beautiful shrubs… Read More
When they ripped out all the vegetation and tore down Alma’s house across the street, it must have displaced some local mice. Bruce found a way into the now vacant lot to check it out. He had a tougher time finding his way out.
Yesterday late afternoon, the last front yard tree was taken down across the street at number 6. It looks from here like he’s left one poplar tree in the back. All of Alma’s extensive shrubbery has been run through a chipper and is gone. This… Read More
It is one thing to contemplate proposed changes in our community, to argue, to organize, to attend hearings, to raise concerns, to write to the Committee of Adjustment, to write to Urban Forestry, to write to our City Councillor; it is quite another to see… Read More