Here are some new and some new-to-me murals seen this week on South 1st Street in San Jose. I always appreciate the colorful creativity of the artists’ work and am often surprised by the imagery. When I was here last winter the site at 791 South 1st Street […]
There is a song by Jerome Kern and B.G. DeSilva that admonishes us to always look for the silver lining. Quite by chance today, I found it. I also found Santa Claus on an apartment balcony. But nothing surprised me more than finding out that Captain America lives […]
Edmonton has had a lot of rain lately. Not nearly as much as the cities dealing with hurricanes and overflowing rivers, but a daily steady, demoralizing, type of rain for weeks. Actually, it hasn’t rained every day; according to CTV it has rained for 22 out of 37 […]
Here are some things I have seen in Alberta recently. Enjoy.
When I left Winnemucca, Nevada on Wednesday the local radio station described the area as Buckaroo Country. I thought about that for a while and decided that it probably did not mean that all the residents are cowboys, but they do probably have cowboy affiliations. They certainly listen […]
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 […]
Yesterday my niece and I enjoyed a delightful tour with Elkhorn Slough Safari. We were given a very interesting journey around the slough, with informative commentary from the naturalist and the captain. If you are ever near Moss Landing, this tour is a couple of hours very well spent. You […]