My oldest son treated me to lunch on Friday and afterward, we went for a short walk on 124th Street between 108th and 107th Avenues. It was a surprise and a treat to realize how many murals there are in that area. I always love seeing the variety […]
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 […]
Now that the wind is blowing the wildfire smoke away from Edmonton, I have at last been able to get out of the house. Here are some of the things I have seen in the last couple of days.
A few weeks ago I mentioned the Happy Wall that is hiding some construction work in front of Edmonton’s City Hall. I had first seen it being used by a couple celebrating their engagement, and then my son and I saw an incomplete message that made us wonder […]
Two murals that I had not seen until this week both show images that are emblematic of Canada’s north; narwhals and magpies. Narwhals live year-round in the Arctic waters where gatherings of hundreds of them have been seen. Magpies live year-round in Edmonton which is now the […]
I promised myself that, before I left San Jose, I would get photos of a couple of murals that I normally drive past on my way to a shopping center. Today, I did that. It meant walking over a mile each way, and according to my iPhone’s step […]