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St. Johns sideroad


Apparently wild turkeys can fly. I saw it finally for the first time and this is my photographic proof and sequel on the sighting of wild turkeys in Aurora. I came back to see them the next day. I never got close to them, as interestingly enough, they kept moving away with every step I made towards …

We had a major fog day in Aurora that also went reported everywhere in York Region and GTA. It was more evident on the country side roads and less in the urbanized areas. I must say, no real winter wonderland magic lately, just a few times. Hopefully soon it will get a bit colder again and hopefully …

My memories of the St. John’s sideroad open farmed fields are slowly fading away. Less and less I hear from some of my acquaintances, “it used to be such a nice relaxing drive between Bayview and Leslie.” Take a drive, no longer can one feel like that. My memory of the beautiful treed lot on …

Mallard duck the most familiar bird in the Town of Aurora beside the Canada Goose. Mallards at play at the Atkinson Wetland boardwalk on St. John’s Sideroad (South Side). Anna Lozyk Romeo, Editor’s Notes Aurora, ON Atkinson Wetland Aurora Mallard Duck

I always thought that the shiny metal tag with an engraved number and attached to the tree trunk meant something. More like this tree will be preserved or never be cut down. My imagination runs wild sometimes since I am always on the side of the trees. Well, was I ever wrong. Someone told me this, a tree …

What happened to the Canada Geese? I have noticed that around the McKenzie Wetland, the Atkinson Wetland and the Nokiidaa Trail Link boardwalk on St. John’s Sideroad, just East of Yonge Street, views have been almost “goose free.” I am not complaining. There are many other hard to spot species at the wetlands to observe, …

McKenzie Wetland, how about writing a bit about this nature place? Overload encountered. Often I get a sudden surge of thoughts and a sudden urge to write a blog post. In fact my thoughts are related to our Aurora community and politics mostly; not just municipal politics lately; and many never made it to publishing. I take …

I came at sunrise and then I came back at sunset to see the ‘demolition‘ in progress of the Lundy brick house (currently located off St. John’s sideroad, east of Bayview Avenue). Perhaps, not exactly a demolition, but that is what the Demolition Permit from Town of Aurora Building and By-law Services said. I don’t know the full …

Currently we have four construction cranes in the Town of Aurora. All of them will be standing-out for a while but one. Two cranes are for high density residential developments and two are for a municipal/regional developments. Something we don’t think about everyday but the Town of Aurora is in the midst of a major growth spurt. …

I like log houses. I like brick houses too but I still like log houses more. I grew up in both. I enjoyed both. My great grandmother used to have a log house on the mountain side near a shallow river (Southern Poland). A beautiful sight. My grandparents nearby had a log animal barn attached …