Tag: snow

Sticky Spring Snow

I woke up today to see snow outside my window. This late-April snow is wet and sticky. That is to say, it holds to the sides of trees, fences, bird boxes, and anywhere the wind blows it. Here are a few pictures that were taken in my front […]

Feeling a Bit Chilly

It’s cold in San Jose right now, but I feel bad about saying so. At the same time as I am experiencing a northern Californian chill, my family and friends in Edmonton are living through a long and hard Albertan winter with epic amounts of snow. There’s no […]

How I Make Decisions

Right now, every twenty minutes or so I am hitting “Refresh” on the Alberta Motor Association’s website map of road conditions.  I am willing the colour of the main highway to Red Deer to turn from yellow to green. I had planned to meet up with my writing […]

Unchained

Being on the road is a remarkably liberating experience. All regular life, activities, and responsibilities are temporarily absent. No commitments and no ties. No work, no play, no boredom, no frenzy. Just the easy feeling of making steady progress. I just drove from Alberta to California. It took […]