We Speak ❤️

6 April 2020 – It seems Canada has added a third official language: ❤️

Young Miss Mila is the first one to speak it to me, carefully chalked on the ledge between the sidewalk and the front steps to her home.

And then… I realize that ❤️ is being spoken everywhere.

Pasted to a metal utility pole …

stapled to a wooden pole near Robson Park (with solitary sun-bathing woman and solitary dog-walker both in the blurry background) …

painted on a repurposed clear drum head, propped against a homeowner’s fence …

painted in a whole rainbow of colours, high on a second-storey window …

paper-chain-dancing across a doorway & front porch …

all that, plus flag …

even chalked onto the sidewalk sign for this (now offsales only) brew-pub.

But that slogan no longer fits, does it — the main thing is no longer the beer.

It’s the heart.

 

 

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  1. That’s so lovely. ❤️

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  2. Tom Beechy

     /  7 April 2020

    Thanks for all the ‘hearts’. 🙂
    Hope you’re well (and warm).
    Cheers!!!
    Tom

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  3. So wonderful loving kindness 💕🌷 Hugs and smiles to you Penny and all your loved ones 🤗

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  4. Something about those stapled felt hearts on the pole….I love it. Cheers, Penny!!

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  5. A beautiful collection. I especially love the one with the shallow depth of field with the sunbather in the back. Thank you for sharing.

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