Tuesday was very windy, but it was still a pleasure to see the autumn colours in the North Saskatchewan River valley from the lookouts at the top and bottom of the funicular.
Once, when my brother Philip was visiting my sister Vera in California, he asked her the names of the flowers in her back yard. Vera said she didn’t know, and Phil was shocked. How could she not name her own plants? Well, Vera explained, she didn’t care what […]
This is a conversation I overheard today after a woman greeted a man she knew on a bus I was riding: He: Hey! I haven’t seen you in ages. How have you been? She: I’m fine. I just got out of jail. How are you doing? He: I’m […]