Getting a haircut is about more than just getting a haircut. It’s also about feeling a little bit pampered, being the focus of someone’s attention, and feeling lovely, if only for a few minutes. The haircut I got today, though, was none of those things. The Cadillac of […]
Snowbird of Paradise
An Albertan who spends winters in California.
I’ve been in a serious funk for the last few days. It felt as though I had oncoming flu, but the flu never came. I had a headache, neck ache, earache and general malaise. Basically, I have just felt like sleeping a lot and dozing in between watching […]
Pictures of above-garage living spaces and single-lot duplexes near my home.
The bus was crowded, but I’m not sure why. It was early Saturday afternoon, which is not normally busy, and the weather was fine. My son and I had waited a while for a bus and agreed that we had not seen the bus that our phone apps […]
While the President is distracting us with his concern about the destruction of civic monuments, he is simultaneously planning to remove from public protection huge national monuments. It’s the bait and switch thing again, and we fall for it every time. In the last week, we have been […]
Those white supremacists who fear that they are losing their place at the top of the social heap just proved to the world how their place is still safe. They can do things and say things in a public setting that no person of colour could ever imagine […]
There is a Facebook post doing the rounds of the social networks that has come my way a few times now. It tells the story of a young woman, Melinda, who comes across an older woman, Mary, who is lost. It turns out that Mary has Alzheimer’s and […]