One of the many things I love about San Jose is the generous supply of public art. I have shared some before (here and here) and now I have some more recent finds.
Thousands of us marched this rainy morning in San Jose. It was encouraging to see so many people trying to make the world safer for all of us, but for children in particular.
Imagine that you are going to be away for a long period of time, and so you ask your good neighbour to take care of the house for you. He says “Of course! No worries. I’ll be happy to.” Then he says, “By the way, we’ve got guests […]
I am so spitting mad right now I can’t think straight. How could Facebook not know that Steve Bannon and Cambridge Analytica were messing with our minds through its website? And why isn’t someone under arrest for this already? I have loved Facebook. I have loved seeing my […]
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 spent an hour yesterday trying a new recipe. I saw an article in the Edmonton Journal about a woman who makes green onion cakes that are immensely popular. People join long lines just to buy some, and at festivals, she is the most popular woman in town. […]
Yesterday, Sunday, I was setting out at 8:30 in the morning to go to my sister’s house. She has recently had a back injury and I was going to help her to get ready so that she, her husband, and I could go to visit family in Monterey. […]