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81 – “Ghost Bike” as seen on Queen Street

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Sep 27 2012
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I won’t say much about today’s photograph, except that if you ever see a “ghost bike” like this one, you are not just looking at a piece of art, but at a quiet statements in support of a cyclists’ right to safe travel. The one on Queen Street has now been there almost a year in memory of a cyclist who died after being hit by a car. If you would like to read more about it, check out this article.  Another photo past the break…   Another View   [google_map address=’81’ coordinates=’45.421961,-75.697626′ zoom=’15’ height=’300px’]  

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52 – Teddy Bear in a Child’s Bicycle-seat as seen on a Fire Hydrant

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Aug 29 2012
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Don’t know where to begin with today’s post.  I can’t say I ever expected to title a post in such a way, but truth is, weirder things have happened. I’ve known about the marble fire hydrants along Wellington St. West for a long time now, but until yesterday I always assumed that they just took the shape of foods and as a result, I stopped paying attention to them long ago thinking the whole project was pretty lame. Yet, low and behold, today I am ready to take that back.  After a little research (on the city of Ottawa website), […]

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