Art on a clothesline on Flickr.Wind Warriors photographs with oversized clothespins beside children’s garden at Princess Park
One of the Stories from the Esplanade, part of the Contact Festival

Art on a clothesline on Flickr.

Wind Warriors photographs with oversized clothespins beside children’s garden at Princess Park
One of the Stories from the Esplanade, part of the Contact Festival

Mural on O’Keefe Lane on Flickr.Colourful bridge joining Ed Mirvish Theatre entrance on Yonge Street and former Pantages Theatre on Victoria Street. Dumpsters not so scenic, steps south of Yonge-Dundas Square.

Mural on O’Keefe Lane on Flickr.

Colourful bridge joining Ed Mirvish Theatre entrance on Yonge Street and former Pantages Theatre on Victoria Street. Dumpsters not so scenic, steps south of Yonge-Dundas Square.

Fountains at Edward Gardens on Flickr.Annual ritual repeated for the 29th time, renewing the promise again. Busy Sunday with wedding parties, our sons away on their own lives.

Fountains at Edward Gardens on Flickr.

Annual ritual repeated for the 29th time, renewing the promise again. Busy Sunday with wedding parties, our sons away on their own lives.

Trompe d’oeil mural on Flickr.Not a back door into a garden on the west side of Bleeker Street south of Wellesley Street, but instead some brightness on the long brick wall of Fudger House. Paint is fading, could use a retouch.

Trompe d’oeil mural on Flickr.

Not a back door into a garden on the west side of Bleeker Street south of Wellesley Street, but instead some brightness on the long brick wall of Fudger House. Paint is fading, could use a retouch.

Gates to nowhere on Flickr.Short drive to precipitous drop down east bank of Don Valley, south of Mount Stephen St., east of Blackburn St. Nearby signs say Hydro One replacing equipment at Gerrard Transformer Station. Empty space close to downtown Toronto.

Gates to nowhere on Flickr.

Short drive to precipitous drop down east bank of Don Valley, south of Mount Stephen St., east of Blackburn St. Nearby signs say Hydro One replacing equipment at Gerrard Transformer Station. Empty space close to downtown Toronto.

Table or bench? on Flickr.In Little India, outdoor furniture by sidewalk provided by restaurant, either as low tables or high benches. Short stools underneath add to options. Early before dinner rush.

Table or bench? on Flickr.

In Little India, outdoor furniture by sidewalk provided by restaurant, either as low tables or high benches. Short stools underneath add to options. Early before dinner rush.

Free sample lineup on Flickr.Mob in front of @Sabra foods truck @ToTheDanforth, but dips all gone late Sunday afternoon, just offering pita chips. Festival stretches east of Pape, bike is best way there.

Free sample lineup on Flickr.

Mob in front of @Sabra foods truck @ToTheDanforth, but dips all gone late Sunday afternoon, just offering pita chips. Festival stretches east of Pape, bike is best way there.

Fountains at Massey College on Flickr.Natural cooling on a warm August late afternoon at the U of Toronto, outside the Junior Common Room at Massey College. A quiet place to meet, if invited.

Fountains at Massey College on Flickr.

Natural cooling on a warm August late afternoon at the U of Toronto, outside the Junior Common Room at Massey College. A quiet place to meet, if invited.

Innovation Stage, Corning Museum of Glass on Flickr.Expert glassblower working at high speed, with commentators on English and Mandarin. Corning Museum deserves more time than our visit today will allow.

Innovation Stage, Corning Museum of Glass on Flickr.

Expert glassblower working at high speed, with commentators on English and Mandarin. Corning Museum deserves more time than our visit today will allow.

NYC skyline north from 42nd Street on Flickr.Sunset soon over Manhattan, view from 20th floor apartment in Hells Kitchen. Surprisingly easy access into NYC on a lazy summer weekend.

NYC skyline north from 42nd Street on Flickr.

Sunset soon over Manhattan, view from 20th floor apartment in Hells Kitchen. Surprisingly easy access into NYC on a lazy summer weekend.