No, I’m not doing the Hokey-Cokey. I’m getting my head in knots about traffic circles. Every Tuesday, someone from the Edmonton Police Service has an interactive session on Twitter to talk about the rules of the road. Today it was about traffic circles and the only thing that became clear to me is that no-one […]
If you think that by putting yourself forward as a community volunteer you will be received with warm appreciation, you are wrong. At the beginning of the process, you are more likely to be confronted with bureaucratic bewilderment. Recently, I have tried to volunteer at three different events using four different websites. Only one was […]
What’s on first?
I took part in this conversation today in downtown San Jose. I was looking for the pharmacy and saw a young couple having coffee outside a Starbucks. Me: I’m sorry to disturb you, but I’m looking for Walgreen’s. Young man: Oh yes. (Pointing) It’s first on your left. Young woman: No. First is second left. Young […]