Family unit

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Family unit

Some distinctive art features added to the streetlights in Phoenix, Arizona, as captured on a visit there in 2015.

Zyki’s art

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Zyki's art

This little addition make a colourful mailbox in downtown Calgary even more so.

Day for remembrance

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Some of the poppies growing in the median of Memorial Drive in northwest Calgary, when they were in full bloom back in the summer.

COVID-19 has made it more difficult for Canadians to attend public ceremonies taking place for Remembrance Day. Despite obstacles caused by the current health crisis, there’s nothing stopping us from taking time today — and really, any day — to reflect on how the sacrifices made by veterans throughout our history have shaped our country. Lest we forget.

Conz: Robotic influence

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Conz

There’s certainly a not-quite-human feel from this piece of wall art in Calgary’s Beltline neighbourhood.

Another time and place

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Take me to another time and another place

In places, Venice Beach sometimes feels like something else. This photo was snapped back in October 2013.

Eating time

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Eating time

My social media reminded me that seven years ago at this time, I was at the end of a trip along the west coast of the United States. This picture was from somewhere in Hollywood, if memory serves — one of the more whimsical scenes I captured during my visit.

Make America boring again

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Make America boring again

Someone put up this sticker along Kensington Road in Calgary, back in the spring. Whoever it is, they didn’t get their wish.

God hates a coward

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God hates a coward

Part of a series of murals seen from the alley between 9A and 10 Street N.W. in Calgary’s Sunnyside neighbourhood.

Antique art

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Antique art

This lovely antique bicycle-turned-street-art was spotted along 4 Avenue N.W. in Calgary’s Sunnyside neighbourhood back in September. There is bad news about this installation, however: Upon a more recent walk along that street, I noticed the bike was replaced with a sign saying it had been stolen. Keep your eye out for this unique creation somewhere in the city …

That western feel

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Allure western

A figure harkening back to the Old West seems to have been applied randomly on a wall in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal district, as seen back in winter 2020.