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Snowbird of Paradise

An Albertan who spends winters in California.

A Terrible Way To Teach

OK, I was wrong. But did you have to be so nasty about it? A couple of weeks ago, I made the mistake of engaging in a comments-section discussion in the Guardian online.  The topic was the world’s overpopulation and I threw in my, under-informed, two cents worth. […]

Beautiful Year-Round Gardens

One of Edmonton’s treasures is the Muttart Conservatory. Its four glass pyramids have become iconic features in images of the city, and inside them are four unique climates. The gardens both inside and out are always interesting and lovely, but the indoor gardens are probably appreciated most during […]