Tuesday, February 23, 2010

I'll meet you half way

If, while walking south on Monterey Ave. towards McNeill Bay, you're very observant, you may notice an interesting feature on one of the telephone poles on the street's east side:On closer examination you'll see that it informs you that you have reached the "Half Way" point:As you continue south you'll encounter another announcement - that you've reached the three-quarter point:While we're not sure to where, at least there appears to be some progress on the journey. Continuing south, at last, is the final sign:An enigmatic mathematical formula.

There are no signs before the "Half Way" sign. The ending mathematical formula remains a mystery. But the journey is clear:

Saturday, February 13, 2010

A celebration along Dallas Road

Just across the road from the shingled beach along Dallas Road stands what appears at first to be just a pile of stones and concrete slabs.A closer view reveals it to be a small monument that celebrates many of the things that make living here so special.This is the handiwork of Ivan, who was so impressed by the signage he saw during a trip to Leavenworth, a Bavarian getaway in the heart of Washington State, that he decided to learn how to etch his own celebratory graphics in stone.
After two years of work he's already created 11 stone pieces. But realizes there's still room for more on his monument along Dallas Road.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Dog of the Day

It was a chilly 8°C (46°F) on Cook Street, but this little guy was prepared with his stylish wrap:

Friday, February 5, 2010

Mind the trees

Trees, and their preservation, are a matter of great concern to Victoria residents. As a result, it's not unusual to see sidewalks snaking their way around, rather than cutting a straight line through, the trees that stand beside our roads .Arborphiles share their passion by spotlighting their favourite city trees, contributing information, questions, and photos on the Tree Watch Victoria blog HERE.