I have just come home after a fabulous week in which I saw three Broadway shows with my younger son, Jamie, and his partner; we saw Hamilton, The Humans, and Avenue Q. All were wonderful, each for different reasons, but the most magical event was, of course, Hamilton. […]
I have just returned from my first visit to New York where I took lots of pictures. Among them were several pictures of street and wall art, some of which you can see here. There is one Banksy in there and another that may be a Banksy, but […]
Imagine you have gone to a foreign country for a visit and you are enthralled by the clothes, the customs, the food, the culture. You find it delightful to experience even briefly the unusual and unexpected. You visit national monuments and attend cultural events, and you smile at […]
Here is a selection of mural and street art on Alberta Avenue (118th Ave) in Edmonton.
Someone recently stole the miscellany from the glove box of my car — even the car’s manual. Who steals a manual? Everyone knows you can download them from the internet. I’m guessing that whoever it was just took everything, regardless, and then threw most of it away. The other […]
When I was on a plane last week, the young man seated next to me struck up a conversation just as we were about to land. It began because I caught his iPad as it slipped off his knee, just before it hit the floor. In doing so, I […]
The Promise Regular readers of this blog will remember that I promised to provide an update on my social experiment: living for five months in California without a car. At the end of December, I flew from Alberta to spend the winter in San Jose, and I had […]