I’m a short person and when people stand up in front of me, I usually can’t see very much. So, ten minutes before the end of the show when the entertainer on the stage told everyone to stand, I didn’t. To be honest, I stayed seated not only […]
Just a block or two from my condo building, there is a new school. It used to be a hardware store, but they’ve been fixing it up for a year or more. Now it’s a college preparatory school. I don’t really know what that is, but the students […]
Every year since 2009 I have driven from Edmonton, Alberta to San Jose, California in the winter, and then I do the journey in reverse each spring. I don’t rush. I mostly keep to the speed limits (give or take about five miles per hour), I don’t drive […]
Here are some pictures of wooden boxes that caught my eye. The first one is of boxes that were put on display in a storefront in San Jose, but I’m not sure why. I think they were simply to fill up space, but they are interesting all the same. […]
Right now, every twenty minutes or so I am hitting “Refresh” on the Alberta Motor Association’s website map of road conditions. I am willing the colour of the main highway to Red Deer to turn from yellow to green. I had planned to meet up with my writing […]
Here is a selection of pictures taken in the past year on the theme of lines and spaces. They were taken in New York, Edmonton, Norway, San Jose, and Monterey.
Which would you rather have in your country, guns or tourists? Because you can’t have both. Yesterday I was chatting with a couple of women and mentioned that I planned to spend winter in the United States. They looked horrified. One of them asked, “Aren’t you afraid?” When […]