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Getting Out and About

Categories: Out and About and Through My Lens.

February has come and gone with very changeable weather.   We try to get out and about when the weather is nice and of course the camera is always a companion. One of the places we drive by and frequently have to stop is the traffic lights in Frankford.  Right on the corner is an old building with a lot of history. It was originally a Molson Bank.  This was a bank founded in Montreal 1855 by the sons of John Molson, who founded the Molson brewery.  Did you know Molson was in the bank business as well as the brewery
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Frankford Locks

Categories: Out and About.

We are very close to the Trent Severn Waterway. This is a canal route extending from Lake Ontario at the Trent River up to the Severn River by Georgian Bay.   There are a series of locks along the waterway to make travel easier past rough parts of the river.  This route was first travelled by Samuel Champlain in 1615.  There are a total of 45 locks along the route, with 2 of them being lift locks.  It is a National Historic Site managed by Parks Canada.  If you are a boater you will have been reading about the exorbitant
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Cheep Rent

Categories: Out and About.

Cheep rent or perhaps that could be cheep ‘wren’t. On one of our local drives along Country Road 5 there is a wonderful display of birdhouses and I’m sure I’m not the only one that stops to take photographs of this building that has at least 2 walls covered in birdhouses.  I’m not sure any birds live in these houses but lots of passer bys admire them.  The building is close to the side of the road and it is easy to pull over and enjoy the view. This photo was taken a couple of years ago, obviously in the summer. This
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