These are eight, random "Daily Photographs" from my personal Flickr collection.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Updating the Fountain

Our condo towers have a water fountain on the Carnarvon Street side of the properties. These buildings are probably getting on toward thirty years old now; although, we have only lived here for about eighteen of them. We have really good onsite maintenance with a live-in caretaker and a strata council that is serious about keeping up the property values.

The fountain was a rather basic pool with a single spurt of pumped water about a foot and a half high in the middle. That must have been considered modern during the 1980's. Jay always said it reminded him of a large leak from a broken water main.

Ten on Tipperary Trip

A few weeks ago, I noticed that three rock columns had been added. Now, a subtle veneer of flowing water runs over the surfaces of the columns into the same round pool. It is surely much quieter than the former installation. Sometimes change simply for its own sake is good.


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