The city of Edmonton has a lot of construction going on right now. Roads are being repaired, buildings are going up, a new train line is being installed underground, and City Hall is getting a new wading pool. As I stood in the middle of Churchill Square I […]
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 […]
The city of San Jose, California, was founded to supply agricultural provisions to the missions and presidios (garrisons that protected the missions) of San Francisco and Monterey. In the Parque de Los Pobladores (Park of the Settlers) in San Jose is a monument commemorating the first settlers to […]
Outside the San Jose Repertory Theatre is the Oionos sculpture by Douglas Hollis and I must have passed it a hundred times. It was only today that I realized that the writing on it is not designed to be read by humans; at least, not humans on the […]
Some new murals for your viewing pleasure. I have included photos of the artists’ signatures because I didn’t trust myself to read some of them accurately.
In a short walk today around my neighbourhood I discovered that there are now two very large multi-family residential buildings in construction and almost completed. When they are occupied, this area will take on a very different character. As the new buildings go up, some of the older […]
When I drove Jamie to the airport yesterday, we went through downtown San Jose and I noticed a few things that were new to me. So, today I went back to snap a few photos near Market Street and San Pedro Square. The first new thing I noticed […]