Graffiti on Trailer

Duelling Graffiti

    This made me laugh. If it is a duel between local gangs, I’d say they are equally inept. Their spray-painted tags cancel each other out.  There seems to be as much red paint as black, which I think makes them even. And, in case the taggers […]

Grenfell Tower Fire by Natalie Oxford via Wikimedia Commons (CC 4.0)

Austerity Kills.

Austerity kills, and do you know who it kills?  Poor people. New immigrants. The elderly. People with addictions.  Young artists. Unemployed people. The disabled and infirm. Single parents. I don’t care what political landscape you inhabit, you only have to look around to realize that some of us […]

Fundraising Conundrum

The Red Cross is universally admired for the great work it does.  Its members show up at crises of all kinds all over the world, and they come prepared. They respond to floods, droughts, fires, and human tragedies of all kinds. They know how to organize, provide shelter […]

Bloglovin’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you like reading and/or writing blogs, you may be interested in Bloglovin’. It’s a site designed just for people like us. I am signing on there today and will have my blog posts available there in future.  My blog’s home is still […]

Don’t Fence Me Out!

I had a good time watching the Pride Parade on Saturday. It is always fun to watch, and the crowd is always good-natured.  Edmonton turns out in huge numbers to watch the parade and join in the festivities, and this year there seemed to be even bigger crowds […]