… to and from ‘the health care institution’ my spouse often stops along the lake to remind herself that there are other ‘realities’. A local park, once visited by The Queen is a favourite spot.
Shooting roughly southeast from Fairfield Park with her cellphone, she catches the sunrise behind [Major General James P.] Wolfe Island and its wind turbines.
This was the day of The Great Ice Shove. Overnight, a thin layer of ice had formed on Lake Ontario. With a morning inland breeze, she watched this large glass-like sheet relentlessly running itself into the sedimentary rocks of the shore. It just kept on coming.
While this ‘shove’ is not of the same magnitude as those historical shoves which often overwhelmed Montreal harbour and caused extensive flooding as far inland as Bonaventure Station … it was still kind of neat to watch.