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Friday Instagrams

Posted on February 7, 2014 by

I told @camillealexa that my necklaces disappeared in the move and so she gave me this birdie.King street rocket at sunset. Go TTC go!Icicles on a water pipe, Queen West.InstagramsInstagramsThe CN Tower stumbled into some good light today. Clouds!
Someone on FB asked me what the inside of @ROMToronto looked like... so here's some!The spectacular facade of @ROMtoronto.Me signing books at the Ontario Library Association superconference yesterday, courtesy @raincoastbooks.Statue from @ROMtoronto. I love the way wood sculptures break down--somehow, it speaks to me.Sea horses are so funky and alien looking.Alewives ascending.
Backstage at Ripley's Aquarium: where the water comes from.Jellies! Gotta love them!Toronto Photo goes to Ripley'sToronto Photo goes to Ripley'sMotion in the ocean, ooh, ahh!Probably my most romantic shark shot.
Shark teeth... overhead? Trippy experience in the Ripley's tunnel.Up against the (jellyfish) wall with the #TOPhoto peeps at #ripleysaquarium.Sea jellies are so irresistible to photographers!View from the Grange, Art Gallery of Ontario. Playing at being the kind of olde fashioned lady who has a "The Club."Inflatable white dudes keep an eye on our favorite bakery, Forno Cultura, from the corner of King & Portland.Charcuterie plate waiting for homebaked crackers! Mmmm.

Instagrams, a set on Flickr.

It has been a remarkably intense and stressful week, filled with medium-crappy incidents. The kinds of thing that aren’t life shattering in any sense, but that do make one grumpy and frustrated and less capable of appreciating the good.

There was good. Most recently, we had dinner with an old friend and her partner yesterday evening, and then went to his art opening. The recent snowstorm, which is where the icicle shot comes from, was thoroughly fantastic. One thing that I thought was going to be very hard turned out to be pretty easy.

Life. As always, the mixed bag. But here are pics and captions for you all.

Latest Winter Instagrams

Posted on December 20, 2013 by

I told @camillealexa that my necklaces disappeared in the move and so she gave me this birdie.Winter gear for a winter day, stylishly worn by @kellyoyoSnow-covered A for All Sortsa Things.Reflections in the @ROMToronto glass.Another bicycle versus snow shot, here in stormy #Toronto. There's more of the stuff falling even now.Shooting snow on the shiny surfaces of the @ROMToronto also nets a shot of me and @kellyoyo.
I am completely amazed by the folks who use bicycles year-round in my new home city of Toronto.I love amethyst geodes. They are sparkly, amethyst is my birthstone, and my grandmother Modestina had some--so they remind me of her.And this gorgeous slice of the @ROMtoronto just makes me long to see Sicilia's Palatine Chapel again.An arch I passed on my hasty way to the nature photos at the Royal Ontario Museum. @ROMToronto.Snowflakes on sandal. It's beginning to look a lot like winter!Gifties in the snow: a bird from my sister, petrified wood from one grandmother, small pots from the other grandma. #snowTO
This chocolate olive-oil cake is my favorite of the many wonderful treats on offer at @FornoCultura bakery on King Street West, #Toronto.Another variation on the holiday tree theme.Rumble adores @Kellyoyo most fluffily.A small slice of the goodness on offer at our favorite Italian bakery, @fornocultura.Shiny LED trees in a Toronto park. Still no snow.This is what happens when Rumble tries to stop me from doing the #Buffyrewatch.
I and @kellyoyo are also enchanted by our neighbor's collection of holiday chickens. We pass them each time we go to @downwarddogyoga!Frosty parties hard at night, collapses on the still-green grass come morning.Neighborhod squirrel flattens himself against a tree; I think it's a wind avoidance strategy.Dried leaf on Lake Ontario.Our first ever #Toronto snow day.Rumble on my coat.

Instagrams, a set on Flickr.

A lot of shots from the vicinity of the Royal Ontario Museum, a number of bikes parkedin the snow, and other captioned bits and pieces of life in Toronto. Enjoy!!

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