Category: Exploring

Ooh, Aah, and Wha?

The Epcor Tower on 101 Street has a magnificent foyer and in that foyer are several pieces of art.  As soon as you walk through the main doors you are confronted with a huge, 7,200 lbs sculpture of a grizzly bear eating salmon. It is quite splendid. Then, […]

Mural Art on 118th Ave

The murals on the sides of the disused movie theatre near me have been updated. I don’t know the artists’ names, but I hope their signatures are in these images. If you can tell me what “Check Rast Mayoe Esten Kame Tiket” means, I will include that information […]

Brief Shining Moments

Here are some miscellaneous thoughts I had and pictures that I took today. They are not necessarily related to each other. Someone who knows about search engine optimization recently commented to say that when he typed in “SEO” to the WordPress search engine, my post about SEO was […]

Mud and Murals

Downtown Edmonton is a bit of a mess right now. It has been raining a lot and there are construction and repair projects going on everywhere you look. Trying to find your way around either on wheels or on foot is a bit of a challenge, but in […]

Lost At ‘The Ledge’

Jamie and I went for a walk downtown yesterday and in the grounds of the Alberta Legislature, we saw an interesting sculpture that was contributed by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. It represents the parallel between tending a garden and educating children, and it incorporates the poem The Garden […]