Browsing Tag »Toronto«

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone →  July 23, 2010

My first trip back to Toronto, my hometown of 46 years, has certainly been an interesting experience in contrasts over the past week. The old familiar streets and neighbourhoods are here, but there are new developments. And the old construction projects are now finished and looking like new, while completely new projects are being started. When [...]

Back in Southern Ontario →  July 20, 2010

We are back in Ontario for our first extended visit since moving west last summer. In a way, it feels like we haven’t been gone a year. Familiar places, familiar faces. Some new construction and some new destruction, but it all feels very familiar. Our first day trip was down to the Beaches. I have always loved [...]

It’s a small, small, small world →  November 7, 2009

I am here in Toronto this weekend attending the Biennal Convention of the movement of Reform Judaism. Having grown up in the movement, I knew I would meet some old friends and acquaintances. And I knew I would see all my friends from my old Toronto congregation. But what happened yesterday was unexpected. And I [...]

Photos from going away party →  September 14, 2009

Finally I have posted a selection of photos from the Aug. 9 going away party. Take a look and tell me what you think. For the technically inclined, the Flash app used to display the images is called autoviewer and is freely available. Watch for future albums posted with the much cooler tiltviewer.