Audrey-esque

A classy alley beauty, in my books.

I’ve seen and posted this artist’s (Hello Kristen) work before.

It’s always been like torn wall papers.

This time there is a woman in a hat in front of the wallpaper.

Had some trouble with sun coming up over the top, so I had to filter a few shots.

Pics take by Resa – November, 2019

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

Sergeant Tommy Prince

Born in 1915, a citizen of Brokenhead First Nation, N. of Winnipeg…

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

… great, great grandson of Chief Peguis….

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

…. He is a Canadian hero. Sergeant Prince served in WW II and The Korean War.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He was awarded many medals by the Canadian Military, as well as medals from Korea, The United Nations & an American Silver Star.

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Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He is an outstanding role model from the Aboriginal Community.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

Read more about Sergeant Tommy Prince!

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

A sobering Remembrance Day to all!

Pics taken by: Resa – October 27, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Artists:

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A Mural of My Own!

Look at this gorgeous Monarch with 3 Burners.

Nick Sweetman did the Monarch. He even put a crown on it.

This beautiful, yet heart rending poem is written by the fabulous Holly from House of Heart and reproduced here with her permission.

THE MONARCH

From my swing

I spot the Monarch

sipping from a nectary,

gently I snare him

by his dew drenched wings.

I wonder if he knows

his fate lies in my hands.

Clutched between my fingers

imagine how his heart pounds.

                      © Holly Rene Hunter

19 years ago, there were clouds of Monarchs during migration season. 5 years ago, I did not see even 1 Monarch. So, 4 years ago we planted Milkweed in the back yard. It is the only plant Monarchs lay eggs in.

I’d also heard that they are attracted to their own colours, and colours of the Milkweed. Ours is green and orange. It took until this summer to get the painting organized. I’m pleased to say that I saw about 50- 100 Monarchs this year.

The Burners represent the sky, a sunset and the green earth. By: #tensoe2 #ctr #2hel.

Pics taken by Resa – 2019

Toronto, Canada

The wall was constantly being tagged. This is what it looked like before the painting.

The best is; since the Burners were painted…not 1 tag!

The White Squirrels

There are white squirrels in Trinity – Bellwoods Park.

Apparently they are not a breed, but more like albino squirrels.

They have created more white squirrels.

Toronto is so proud of these rare beauties …

That we have named a street after them.

I have not seen one, but I don’t have hours to sit quietly, in a Squirrel Zen State, with a bag of peanuts. Although, it’s on my “To do list”.

Pics taken by Resa – October 10, 2019

Toronto, Canada

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