Distractions, reflections

David Ing, at large … Sometimes, my mind wanders

Toronto, Ontario; Vancouver, BC; Las Vegas, Nevada.

Atrium of the North York Central Library, from the fourth floor (Monday) 20110404 1515

Atrium of the North York Central Library, from the fourth floor (North York, Monday) 20110404 1515

Aircraft labelled as TCA Trans-Canada Airlines, hopefully for nostalgia and not a recommissioning of 1960s-era equipment (YVR Vancouver) 20110409 1445

Aircraft labelled as TCA Trans-Canada Airlines, hopefully for nostalgia and not a recommissioning of 1960s-era equipment (YVR Vancouver) 20110409 1445

Opening #ibmimpact playing Classical Gas, first guitar with string trio, then guitar rock band, then deejay scratching, finally with band playing on tablets. Venetian Resort, Las Vegas 20110411 0815

Opening #ibmimpact playing Classical Gas, first guitar with string trio, then guitar rock band, then deejay scratching, finally with band playing on tablets. Venetian Resort, Las Vegas 20110411 0815

Live demo on #ibmcloud responding to Twitter at #ibmimpact, so I got my tweet on the big screen. Las Vegas Venetian Resort 20110412 1200

Live demo on #ibmcloud responding to Twitter at #ibmimpact, so I got my tweet on the big screen. (Las Vegas Venetian Resort) 20110412 1200

Trio playing at St. Mark’s Square at the Grand Canal at the Palazzo Resort. Lighting is all artificial, probably darker than outside right now (Las Vegas) 20110412 1845

Trio playing at St. Mark’s Square at the Grand Canal at the Palazzo Resort. Lighting is all artificial, probably darker than outside right now (Las Vegas) 20110412 1845

Last chance for gambling before leaving Nevada by air: slot machines at airport international terminal 2, attended by a cashier offering change. Presumably few people leave with bags of coins. (Las Vegas McCarran Airport) 20110416 1015

Last chance for gambling before leaving Nevada by air: slot machines at airport international terminal 2, attended by a cashier offering change. Presumably few people leave with bags of coins. (Las Vegas McCarran Airport) 20110416 1015

Heavy Weather, a group of heavyweight Toronto musicians coming together for fun to play Weather Report jazz (The Rex, Toronto) 20110421 2200

Heavy Weather, a group of heavyweight Toronto musicians coming together for fun to play Weather Report jazz (The Rex, Toronto) 20110421 2200

Sherbourne Commons, south of Queens Quay East, under construction in the spring on Flickr.Sherbourne Commons, south of Queens Quay East, is still under constructionin late April 2009. The ditch doesn’t have water flowing, and the sign for No Wading in the pool is superfluous (Toronto, Sunday) 20110424 1700

Sherbourne Commons, south of Queens Quay East, is still under construction in late April 2009. The ditch doesn’t have water flowing, and the sign for No Wading in the pool is superfluous (Toronto, Sunday) 20110424 1700

Scarborough Beach boardwalk, April sunset (Toronto, Wednesday) on Flickr.Boardwalk at Scarborough Beach, unseasonably warm evening, eye between tworain alerts.  Walkers and cyclists out, light at 8:15 pm (Toronto,Wednesday) 20110427 2015

Scarborough Beach boardwalk, April sunset. Boardwalk at Scarborough Beach, unseasonably warm evening, eye between two rain alerts. Walkers and cyclists out, light at 8:15 pm (Toronto, Wednesday) 20110427 2015

When was that building demolished? Front Street East at Church Street (Toronto) 20110428

When was that building demolished? Front Street East at Church Street. Building demolished at one of the oldest intersections in Toronto. Front Street at Church Street would have been near the waterfront of the town of York, before landfill moved the shoreline blocks south (Toronto) 20110428 1815

April 30th, 2011

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