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

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Change is the Constant

I like running around capturing photos of my surroundings. After a dozen years of snapping digital photos, I could demonstrate great changes which have occurred my neighbourhood. Many large areas no longer look like when we came to live in downtown New Westminster. Documenting a moment in time is an amazing power.

Renewal
Lots of Future Homes

Most interestingly, these type of changes do not stop. Just a few blocks from my front door, former low density housing is changing. People who can remember the location of the former St. Mary's Hospital would have difficulty recognizing much of the area today.

Changing Neighbourhood


2010 Games (23) AirAsia (10) Alaska (4) Alaskan Cruise 2001 (6) Alberta (14) AllegiantAir (9) amazon.com (6) Amsterdam (9) analog (12) Android TV Box (28) Apple Inc (16) Arts and Literature (17) Bahrain (32) balcony (88) BBS (6) BC Ferries (16) BC-WA Road Trip 2013 (6) BCIT (325) beach (64) beer (34) Bella Coola Road Trip (11) Bellingham (26) bikes (15) Bitcoin (30) Bloedel (8) blogging (223) Bret (51) briefcase (6) British Columbia (126) Bulk Barn (7) Burma (Myanmar) (17) Cairo 2015 (4) Cambodia (20) camcorder (49) Canada (80) Canada Day (20) Canadian Superstore (54) Carnarvon Place (17) cars (63) Central America 2011 (35) China (9) China and Malaysia 2011 (26) Christmas (86) Class of 1977 (14) Coastal Cruise 2006 (12) Columbia Station (10) Columbia Station Noise Problem (5) Columbia Street (35) complaints (83) computer lab (21) computers (118) credit card (9) cross-Canada (12) dentist (7) Desert Southwest (23) Dictionary (2) digital camera (120) digital picture (25) dinosaurs (5) Don (23) drinks (28) driving (35) Dubai (58) Duck Swap (29) Duolingo (1) early retirement (65) Ecoped (17) Electric Vehicles (12) email (53) errands (158) Eurotrip 2005 (30) Eurotrip 2007 (41) Eurotrip 2010 (40) father (19) feelings (307) file archives (29) financial (1) fireworks (9) flash memory (17) Flickr (209) Flickr slide show (31) Flipboard (9) flora and fauna (98) flying (60) food (197) Fraser River (88) futurecast (20) games (18) glasses (12) Google (70) Google Earth (22) government (53) GPS (36) grandmothers (11) growler (4) Halloween (4) hard disk (14) hardware (49) Harrison Hot Springs (6) Hawaii (7) Hawaiian Shirts (5) HDTV (57) health (70) Hollywood (4) Hong Kong (8) Hulu (10) humour (38) Hurghada 2015 (6) Hurghada 2016 (4) Hyack Parade (8) In-front-of-series (6) India (26) Indonesia (10) Instagram (1) Internet (259) IP (24) Italy (21) Italy 2008 (23) Jay's Surgery (23) Joel (85) Kenya (5) Kiva (7) Kuwait (27) Laos (9) Las Vegas (21) Last Will and Testament (1) Laurie (21) library (24) light bulbs (5) Linux (2) lists (33) London (7) Los Angeles (14) Luxor 2014 (6) maintenance (70) Malaysia (14) mattress (5) Mediaplayer (29) Mediterranean Cruise 2017 (5) Mexican Cruise 2008 (12) Mexican Property (18) Mi band (7) Mini-Road Trip 2014 (8) Minuwangoda (29) money (173) monkeys (9) Moon Bugs (4) Mother (7) mountains (33) movie musical (18) movies (176) Mt. Baker (7) music (70) musical theatre (8) My YouTube (48) National Geographic (11) Near East Trip 2014 (33) Near East Trip Planning (9) Nepal (9) Net apps (85) netbook (20) Netflix (24) New Westminster (540) New York City (32) NewWest filming (10) NH Trip (10) Niagara Falls (2) Nikon P900 (7) Nikon S9900 (21) Nile Cruise 2016 (4) NYC2005 (16) NYC2009 (10) Okanagan (18) Ooma (5) opinions (234) Our 10-Year Plan (16) Pandora (7) parade (6) Paris (12) passport (10) Pattullo Bridge (18) PBS (15) Penang 2011 (5) Persian (1) pets (50) Photo Sphere (14) Pier Park (57) pig (8) Pinterest (30) Pinto (10) podcasts (46) Portland (15) Portland Pride 2009 (6) printers (10) privacy rights (11) PS3 (30) Puerto Vallarta (46) Puerto Vallarta & Guadalajara 2010 (24) Puerto Vallarta 2012 (8) Puerto Vallarta 2013 (8) PVR (14) QR Code (7) Quay (26) Queen's Park (34) quotations (128) Qurna Market (7) Ranger (51) RC vehicles (9) relaxing (24) review (40) road trip (89) Royal City Mall (7) Royal City Star (10) RSS (22) Russia (2) San Francisco (12) Saudi Arabia (45) Scandinavian Cruise (23) sci-fi (22) SE Asia 2013 (53) searching (15) Seattle (26) sharing (31) shaver (7) Siem Reap (8) Sigiriya (7) Singapore (5) SkyTrain (41) smartphone (88) social networking (120) software (60) Southwest Road Trip (8) souvenirs (16) Sri Lanka (92) Sri Lanka 2004 (54) Sri Lanka 2006 (29) Sri Lanka 2009 (35) Sri Lanka 2012/13 (94) Sri Lankan food (45) Sri Lankan Property (15) staff (4) Stanley Park (4) stars (34) Street View (33) students (102) Sunapee (72) Surrey (35) T&T Supermarket (11) tablets (48) technology (103) TED (1) telephone (42) television (159) temple (31) Thailand (16) The Harbor Gameroom (15) the Maldives (1) The Wedding Weekend (6) the Wenas (29) Then and Now Images (3) thrift shop (22) Tim (53) Time Machine (1) Tipperary Park (38) to (1) tour (1) tourist shots (43) train (20) transit (59) travel planning (171) TRS-80 (5) TuneIn (2) Tunis 2016 (6) Turkey (Country) (5) Vancouver (165) Vancouver Island (25) Vietnam (9) Villa Diletta (27) Walmart (32) Washington DC (16) weather (365) webcam (22) Windows (53) winter 2014-15 (149) Winter 2015-16 (161) winter 2015-16 (planning) (17) Winter 2016-17 (planning) (16) World Vision (17) zip.ca (20)