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Snowbird of Paradise

An Albertan who spends winters in California.

Relaxed Driving

Most of the time, I’m a relaxed driver. I usually drive at or slightly above the speed limit, and I will always let another car merge in front of me. I’m rarely in a big hurry, and I try to watch out for pedestrians and bikes. Recently, though, […]

105 North First Street

The U.S. Post Office that is adjacent to St. James Park in San Jose is a splendid building. At first glance, it is quite austere. It is very large, with grand entrances, very high ceilings, and lots of dark wood paneling. It reminds me of some 19th-century banks […]