Momerabilia

I am slowly, hesitantly, downsizing. I’ve got a house full of furniture, decorations, plants, clothes, and boxes of miscellany. Some of the boxes contain important things like tax returns, some contain wires, cables, and remote controls for gadgetry that is long gone, and some contain my memories. Having […]

Artificial Turf

Recently, I dated a man who approved of me. He didn’t like me, exactly, but he approved. We got along really well. We shared a similar family background and interest in post-secondary education. We were the same age, laughed at the same things, and enjoyed some of the […]

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Getting Out More

I have been reading a book in which there is a character, Michael, who struggles with learning in school. He is bright but cannot read. In fact, he cannot think well at all while he is in school. When he is outside, though, he becomes  insightful, poetic, creative, […]

About Me

My name is Anne Price and I am a retired college instructor. I spend half my life in Edmonton, Alberta which is where my adult children live. The other half of my life is spent in San Jose, California where one of my sisters and her extended family live. I […]

Deal breakers

I never learned how to barter. I never needed to. Nearly everything I have bought was sold for the price on the sticker. Oh, I did learn how to negotiate for cars and houses, but the expectations of the deals were pretty clear to all concerned. There was no […]

Earth Hour

I didn’t “do” Earth Hour this year.  Two years ago I turned out all the lights as requested, and I sat in the dark. It was a very long hour. Last year I was better prepared. I sat in the light of some candles and played solitaire. This year, […]