My walk today was delightful. The sky was blue, the air was crisp, and the autumn leaves fluttered in the breeze. It reminded me of the words from the Nat King Cole song, Tenderly. “The evening breeze caressed the trees, tenderly.” My walk was at noon, not evening, […]
Snowbird of Paradise
An Albertan who spends winters in California.
There is a stylistic promotional device that is becoming predictable. It is the image of the principal actors in a drama portrayed in a V formation with the most highly-paid at the front. The others, in receding degrees of salary, fan out to the sides in appropriately-reduced visual […]
Yesterday, I saw a writing prompt from Bubble Bath Self-Empowerment that got me thinking. In fact, it prompted me to write, so it worked! The prompt was: When You Love Yourself First, Everything Else Falls Into Place. I can remember times in my life when loving myself was […]
I have been fascinated by the migration of my black eye (formally known as a periorbital hematoma) from my eyebrow to my cheek. I have also watched as it has changed colour several times. Here, for the record, are moments during that process over six days. I used […]
I’ve got a black eye! As this is my first ever black eye, I have decided that it is going to be a conversation piece, so I will try to make sure I choose clothes that bring out its most interesting colours. Today that is turquoise. On Tuesday, […]
Tuesday was very windy, but it was still a pleasure to see the autumn colours in the North Saskatchewan River valley from the lookouts at the top and bottom of the funicular.
These are some of the autumn colours in my neighbourhood this morning. With a tip of the hat to Donovan: