It is Pride month, but here in Edmonton the coalition of LGBTQ+ groups is showing signs of strain. They were not able to reach consensus on key matters affecting the parade, so the parade was cancelled. As I understand it, the concerns had to do with police presence […]
Jamie and I went for a walk downtown yesterday and in the grounds of the Alberta Legislature, we saw an interesting sculpture that was contributed by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. It represents the parallel between tending a garden and educating children, and it incorporates the poem The Garden […]
When I was getting my hair cut last week I had a bewildering conversation with my hairdresser. She is a friendly, chatty young woman who talked to me about all sorts of things including how she had once been forced to run down the hallway of the mall […]
Here are some things I have seen in Alberta recently. Enjoy.
Restless sleep has been a problem for me for a number of years. It has interfered with my ability to function well at work or to complete normal household tasks efficiently. That feeling of having missed a couple of hours of sleep and not being able to concentrate […]
Now that the wind is blowing the wildfire smoke away from Edmonton, I have at last been able to get out of the house. Here are some of the things I have seen in the last couple of days.
Nothing compares to Breyer’s Simpsons’ Chocolate Chip Cookie D’Oh ice cream which used to be sold in my grocery store, but I’ll take whatever is second best. The problem is my fridge freezer doesn’t freeze as well as it is intended to, so my ice cream is much […]