Chippewa Park in Welland

I drove to Chippewa Park and walked around with my father.

In the centre, there’s a large pond:

There’s a small pond in the rose-garden:

Somehow, pumpkin-seed sunfish from the large pond have colonized the rose-garden pond:

looking down into the water at two dimly seen fish

It reminds me of the discussion of speciation in The Ancestor’s Tale: isolated populations can drift into a new species.

I’d forgotten the white granite war monument:

It’s carved from Lacasse granite and designed by a famous Canadian sculptor, Elizabeth Wyn Wood.

Here’s my father finding the name of a former neighbour:

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