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

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Grass is Nice. Gardens are Better!

I remember reading about an interest in having community gardens on the lawn of the city hall in New Westminster. That talk of long ago, now appears to be rapidly progressing towards reality.

Future Community Garden Space
City Hall Front Lawn
2017_06_07

I walked uptown while Jay was visiting with a hospital-sponsored dietitian for a two-hour class. The Burnaby Hospital booked him last month as a part of his post-bypass surgery in the Healthy Heart Program. He knew that there'd not be a great deal to learn but, as long as it was a free service provided to former surgical patients, he figured, "Why not?" He had a lot of individual attention as only two others were attending.

So, I took the time for a little walk. Going uptown is not far but our city is on quite a hill. It is very good exercise and now that the weather has improved, I should probably make this effort frequently. I walked up Fourth Street through the most beautiful part of New Westminster, between Queen's Park and Sixth Street. That area is mostly heritage housing and owners put a lot of effort in keeping up their lawns and gardens. I put today's pictures of the walk on my Flickr account. Perhaps someday, I can create a few blog entries just to show off an amazing, little-seen area of New Westminster.


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