Today I took part in a walking tour of Coyote Meadows in San Jose. The event was organized by a coalition of interested groups, and they provided information and historical context throughout the 90-minute walk. It was both interesting and provocative. The area was once the site of […]
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.