I love a French influence in architecture -
this church tower looks like the home of Rapunzel.
The houses in the neighbourhood are charming and interesting,
in a century-old and folksy way:
As Halloween approaches, I have been looking for the spooky ones.
These old houses have the appropriate air of creepy neglect:
Still on the hunt for wild life:
Apparently moose are really dangerous animals,
and when one recently appeared in a nearby town,
it was tranquillised and relocated (just like rogue crocodiles, it seems).
I'll have to settle for this sighting, I guess.
Today I saw a blue jay, much to my delight,
and it posed long enough for this shot:
They really are a most magnificent shade of blue.
Once or twice a day, a flock of Canadian geese fly overhead in an arrow formation,
honking and heading South for the Winter.
I walk around all day with camera in pocket, trying tocatch them in the 3 second window of opportunity - no luck so far.
And no luck in catching a red cardinal,
however a red bird was spotted at the Byward Market
investigating the gourmet delicacy known as a Beaver Tail: