I must not be the only one that feels sad for the little stumps left behind after the meters are given the Cool Hand Luke treatment, while waiting to be transformed into bicycle racks*.
As I strolled down Booth Street, my heart was warmed to see a family of mittens adorning the posts. There was Papa Mitten,
Big Sister Mitten,
And, of course, Baby Mitten...
*Below is what the meters are being transformed into - bicycle racks. They even come with instructions inscribed on them, Lock Bicycle to Post. And, In case you are lost and do not know where you are, it also reads, City of Ottawa.