Barely Luminescent

Stark reality of WWI post battle barely luminescent scene of what was forest now just smoking charcoal sticks of trees sheltering stagnant water artillery shell pock-holes, dead, and assorted war debris. My image taken in the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, depicts an exhibit of an eerie, surreal, typical, WWI battle area after an artillery … Continue reading Barely Luminescent

About To Set

      About to set, the sun's intense, bright, light illuminates busy MacDonald-Cartier Bridge and immediate surrounds while traffic both vehicular and human carries on. Grey, low-hanging, moisture-laden cloud band helps intensify the warm orange-yellow sunlight bathing everything else in sight. The MacDonald-Cartier Bridge which spans the Ottawa river, a tributary of the mighty¬†Saint … Continue reading About To Set

Weathered Valentine

======================================================================================================== Ottawa's Canadian War Museum is home for this severely weathered Valentine VI tank that spent decades drowned in former Soviet Union after helping defeat Hitler's Nazi Germany. Although it fell through ice during action on January 25, 1944 when crossing a river near Telepyne, Ukraine and was forgotten about until 1990 when an old-timer … Continue reading Weathered Valentine

Drive By Peek

========================================================================================================= While passenger in my friend's minivan I got this drive by peek of Canada's Parliament through its closed black colored iron front gate. The scene was two years ago during a beautiful sunny afternoon in late Summer traveling along Wellington Street heading towards our ultimate destination Canada's famous war museum while busy international tourists … Continue reading Drive By Peek

Giant Spiders Inhabit Ottawa

========================================================================================================= Giant spiders seem to inhabit Ottawa museum grounds exciting foreign visitors to Canada's capital, this picture clearly shows one of those huge creatures halting momentarily to pose for photo-op. Some scientists attribute this strange phenomenon to a sort of climate change "green house effect" because of the massive amounts of hot air normally produced … Continue reading Giant Spiders Inhabit Ottawa

Tea Time On Hill

========================================================================================================= Tea time on Parliament Hill is a time-honored tradition almost two centuries old and you are welcome by the ladies when in Ottawa, so please drop by. Depicted is bronze statue of one of the ladies (Henrietta Muir Edwards), who through intelligent hard work, perseverance, persistence, and peaceful, subtle feminist methods of coercion finally … Continue reading Tea Time On Hill

Rideau Canal Descend

======================================================================================================= The historic Rideau Canal descend, part of which shown, is a series of locks built as a preventive military measure during period 1826-1832 after the War of 1812 between Canada and USA extends all the way down to the Ottawa River at the top left of my picture. Fearing future American invasions Britain built … Continue reading Rideau Canal Descend