I don’t watch award shows, and I’m sure that I’m not alone in this. So, for those of us not watching the Academy Awards, here are a few of my photos. They don’t fit any theme or follow any particular order. They just make me feel good.
I saw this a few weeks ago and immediately began to tell myself a story about what happened here. The setting is a patio adjacent to a bar and restaurant. I took the picture on a Saturday in December, and I imagined that the discarded playing cards were […]
Pump it up, until you can feel it Pump it up, when you don’t really need it* Last summer I noticed that I was going to the gas station about once a month to use the air pump. The flat tire symbol (_!_) on my dashboard was lighting […]
When I was out for a walk yesterday, I stopped to pick up a dime that I saw on the sidewalk. A man who was passing by gave me a funny little smile and I wondered what he was thinking. I certainly didn’t need the dime, and I’m […]
This sculpture, Sweetgrass Bear, is in the concourse of the downtown campus of the University of Alberta, Enterprise Square. It was created by Stewart Steinhauer and is a smaller version of a Sweetgrass Bear that is in the University’s North Campus Quad. The descriptive plaque includes these words: […]
If you have been wondering why you don’t see many people out and about on Edmonton streets, this is the answer. Not everyone shovels their sidewalk. When the sidewalk is not cleared, it doesn’t take long for the snow to get packed down to create a slippery surface. […]
Earlier this month, there was a winter festival in our Edmonton neighborhood. It is called the Deep Freeze Festival and the theme this year was Winter Tales. When I arrived back in Edmonton on Monday, one thing that caught my eye on our journey home was an ice sculpture […]