Here is a selection of the miscellany of thoughts that cross my mind and questions that Google can’t answer. Does anyone who is not a product buyer for airlines actually buy those hard dry cookies they give you with your cup of tea? Why does my city think […]
Snowbird of Paradise
An Albertan who spends winters in California.
In September 2016 I enjoyed a wonderful visit to New York with my younger son and his partner. We went to some great shows and saw many memorable sights. Among them was the building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. It is home to the NBC studios where Saturday Night […]
For all of you who are housebound, watching too much TV, and wishing you had something to do, I have a remedy. I have a mystery for you to solve. Yesterday as I was out walking around my neighbourhood and keeping the required two metres from other people, […]
Until today, my major concern in relation to Coronavirus was to avoid contact with other people. I did not want to bring the virus home and I did not want to carry it to the people I love and live with. Before I returned to Canada I spent […]
It took three attempts, but I finally got my online request for a refund from Air Canada to be accepted into their system. The first two times, that little wheel kept turning backwards and finally kicked me out. The third time, though, I got through and felt as […]
As I was telling him the saga of my need to return to Canada before the border closed, my cab driver from Edmonton airport to my house said, “Your country called you home.” I thought that was a pleasing way to think of it. I had originally planned […]