Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Aurora Politics Matter

documenting Aurora

Town Crier John Webster – a Portrait of Perfect Stillness

Town Crier John Webster - a portrait of perfect stillness. The only 'great' portrait (from a portrait) I ever painted was of Copernicus. I...

Sheppard Family Heritage Home, Sheppard’s Bush Winter Walk

Walking Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area in Aurora can be very educational. Our every visit is unique. There is always something new to observe and...

McKenzie Marsh Changing Landscape

The McKenzie Marsh property on St. John's Sideroad in Aurora has been sold and landscaping behind the pond began sometime in May. Changes can...

Hidden Red Barn Near Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area

It was an accidental find. The red barn's roof with an emblem of a horse on the front face of the barn showed up...

Yonge Street Front Views, Note the Icicles or Wooden Plaque

When driving further South on Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario; away from the Wellington Street intersection, the street views change. In the view there are mostly...

Aurora Cemetery, Winter Accents

Photos from our last trip driving through the Aurora Cemetery on a frigid winter day. Perhaps for a little entertainment, have fun looking up...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Aurora’s Concerts in the Park – Jared Lutes

Jared Lutes, an award winning Canadian songwriter from Atlantic Canada, performed last Wednesday at Aurora's Concerts in the Park. His performance was a nice...

Aurora’s Concerts in the Park, A Tribute to the Tragically Hip

Last Wednesday on July 29 The Wheat Kings took over the band-shell to pay a tribute to "The Tragically Hip" band. Great performance! There...

Platinum Blonde at Aurora’s Ribfest Summer 2014

Platinum Blonde performance on September 6th during Aurora's 2014 Ribfest.  Glass Tiger concert the night before was cancelled due to thunderstorm that rocked Aurora instead.

Town of Aurora Events

This is How Aurora’s Concerts in the Park Look Like in Motion

Yes, this is pretty much how Aurora's Concerts in the Park look like in motion every Wednesday night all summer. Performance clips by DESIRE The International...

Living in Aurora Social Connections

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Environment

High Winds All Day, Hydro Pole Tipping on Bayview Avenue

Last time I checked, the hydro pole on Bayview Avenue just North of St. John's sideroad in Newmarket was still tipping and the road...

Need for Temporary Fix for Excessive Application of Road Salt in Aurora

It is an observation, but I think that Town of Aurora is applying road salt a little excessively. Salt, in general is a good...

Aurora Implementing Ward System

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018: Today on September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal...

Is Ward System Ideal for Town of Aurora? I Am Still Thinking

Yes, Town of Aurora residents will be voting at the polls if they are in favour of a ward system. Sometimes I ask myself why...

Aurora Ward System – As Decided by Council

Aurora ward system implementation for the 2022 Municipal Elections is now completed following the passing of the by-law on ward boundaries on July 14,...

Living in Aurora Community

Black Lives Matter Protest in Aurora, In Photos

Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters walking South on Yonge Street, Aurora ON on June 7th, 2020. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere, Martin...

Explore Aurora

Doors Open Aurora, St. Andrew’s College (SAC)

I had been eyeing to visit St. Andrew's College (SAC) (Town of Aurora, Ontario, Canada) for a long time now. I was just curious to see this hidden facility that I had driven by so many times on Yonge Street in Aurora. The opportunity came...

Trails in Aurora

Case Wood Lot & Living In Aurora Community Thoughts

Case Wood Lot thoughts of mine. Sometimes when driving to school every morning my six year old would be looking out the window and...

Sheppard’s Bush Winter Art, A Beautiful Day & Graffiti Discovered

Sheppard's Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today's winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know how volatile...

Aurora Community Arboretum, The Creators We Don’t See

The Aurora Community Arboretum has a full task force behind it - a task force of experienced and hard working volunteers that many of us...

Birding in Aurora

Pining For a Feathered Friend or Two

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON.  I’m starting to suspect that I may be the subject of a well planned, wide scale snubbing campaign. It...

Saved a Bird Again, European Starling

Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local restaurant, a...

At McKenzie Wetland, Best-est Time We Had Together Walking

McKenzie Wetland - how about writing a bit about this nature place and Aurora's gem? Overload encountered. Often I get a sudden surge of...

Flowers & Trees

Merlin’s Hollow, My Favourites in Full Bloom, Irises and Peonies

Visiting Merlin's Hollow English flower garden never fails me. No matter how many times I visit the Tomlinson's garden, I always stumble upon something new....

Merlin’s Hollow, An English Garden in Aurora After the Rain

Another great photo journey on June 13, 2015 through the Merlin's Hollow, an English garden in Aurora, a collection of about 2000 flowering species,...

Where is the Forest? I Can’t See the Forest, Why?

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home on St....