If it walks like a duck …

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If it walks like a duck …

Some street art applied to the abutment of the bridge linking Prince’s Island with the Calgary Curling Club.

West side glow

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West side glow

Light from the setting spring sun casts a wonderful glow on the buildings in the west-end of downtown Calgary. Spotted from the Mewata Bridge back in April.

Christmas every day

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Christmas every day

Someone added Christmas decorations to a tree in Calgary’s Kensington neighbourhood back during the holiday season … and they are still there!

Have you seen this cat?

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Have you seen this cat?

A short-lived piece of wall art found in a Calgary pedestrian underpass earlier this year.

Dancer, redux

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Dancer

Another view of a lovely piece of public art near New York New York in Las Vegas, spotted back in December.

Two metres

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Two metres

City crews have painted reminders like this one all along the Bow River Pathway, to physically show what that all-important two-metre separation looks like.

Smile

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Smile

An uplifting message found on a sidewalk during this spring.

Highway junction

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Highway junction

Snapped this scene through the window of a bus back in December, while I was making may way from Phoenix to Las Vegas.

(On a technical note: I wonder if the speed of our vehicle created some kind of rolling shutter artifact in this picture, as I’m not certain the sign in the foreground was quite so slanted in real life.)

Masked Conversation

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Masked Conversation

From the beginning of June, when the figures in the sculpture called Conversation outside the Hudson’s Bay department store in downtown Calgary were fitted with face masks. Seeing how those two can’t really keep a proper physical distance, face coverings seemed to suit their needs.

Making a house a home

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Making a house a home

Part of a striking mural in the west end of downtown Calgary.