There are crews out on Twenty Seventh Street paving the street today after about 3 months work replacing water mains. There are front-end loaders, dump trucks, big-assed rollers and paving machines up and down the street. Dust blowing around everywhere. And what do I hear?… Read More
Today Twenty Seventh has been closed much of the day from in front of our place south to beyond #2 as crews dig up the street. I presume they are doing the sewer connections for the pair of builds at #4, but they have also… Read More
The construction on lower Twenty Seventh Street was overwhelming today. There were an unbelievable number of construction vehicles around, equipment and materials everywhere, and a tremendous amount of noise and dust. This morning, the tree protection was removed from the spruce tree at #4. I… Read More
This morning more trees are being removed from the west side of Twenty Seventh Street. I was out at the gym and when I returned, the middle of the three trees across the street at #4 was down and a climber was up in the… Read More
Let’s see, what’s happening around here? Lady spent the weekend with us on a trial adoption. She’s a very well-adjusted cat, especially considering she’s operating one leg short. Cats usually take a little time to adjust to a new environment, and we’ve learned a routine… Read More
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
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.
I ask fellow residents of the Greater Toronto Area, can you remember a time when Highway 427 was not under constant construction? Not me.
No, my blog isn’t under construction, although people have told me it’s a piece of work. Our street has been enjoying periodic construction throughout the summer and fall. First they did the water pipes. They replaced all the old pipes up to the City shut-off… Read More