Thursday, 5 July 2012

Water and horizons today.  I found a pair of artificial ponds on either side of Cataraqui Woods Drive, and pulled over to take a closer look.  They look a little tentative and barren, as this kind of ponds often do, but hopefully a few years will help them fill in a bit.

On the other side of the road, linked by a square culvert, the other pond:

But I'm always drawn back to the lakeshore.  These views from the Amherstview pumping station caught my eye when I was driving by.  A rare, deep calm made the islands seem to float in space.  Here are the Brothers Islands:

And from the same vantage point, the western end of Simcoe and Wolfe Islands:

As we settle into these hot, hot days of June it's hard to believe that winter was here not six months ago, and will return:

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