Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum tail feathers



These are tail feathers from the Cedar Waxwing - the tip goes orange after they have been feeding on Eurasian honeysuckles (an introduced species of plant that has escaped from gardens)
Waxwings eating apple blossoms in abandoned orchard, Charlottenburgh Park 

Friday, December 7, 2018

Yellow Mushroom


Clavulina cristata (?) , coral fungus


Milbert's tortoiseshell butterfly

Aglais milberti, Milbert's tortoiseshell butterfly, Petite vanesse, Eastern Ontario, Fall 2014

Carrion flower berries

Edible but not tasty - the flowers smell like carrion but the berries don't.

Sunset Motel

Sunset Motel sign, motel demolished, 1127 Second St W Cornwall, Ontario

Lawn art, with pumpkin, sunflowers and scarecrow, 2015


Golden Mushroom growing from stump


Agfa's round 8mm camera - Moviematic C100 Family

From 1980 - an ergonomic round 8mm camera - ran on two AA batteries - could also do single frame for animation.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Things with cranks made by Eaton's

Eaton's was the largest department and catalog store in Canada, and manufactured everything up kits to make houses. From two different eras:

 Clothes wringer Eatonia, T. Eaton Co. Covered Cog Wheels
8mm film editor, Eaton's Optina

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Santa Claus Parade, Lancaster, Ontario

Sheepdog and rider
Chihuahua Pug mix named Charlie in Santa Claus outfit





Lots of grinches this year








The train cuts the parade in two







Santa Claus!