Sunday, January 15, 2012

Guardian burro takes a break

Photo by Barry Wallace

This guardian burro, on the King-Vaughan Townline between Keele and Jane Streets, is usually very dutiful and is always standing at attention when I see it, but it seems to have decided that there was no threat to its horses on this very cold morning, with the thermometer reading -16C.   It seemed determined to ignore me until I stepped on some snow and ice and noisily slid into the steep roadside ditch.   That made its ears perk up as he turned to give me a requisite glance.
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