This and That: Things Around Home

(Waskesiu Lake, SK, wedding-gift painting by Hazel Karaloff, my wife’s aunt; a memory from my wife’s childhood)

(another living-room painting, by ‘Patrick’, gift of my wife’s parents)

(bird ornaments, living room, part of a much larger collection)

(“DOGS”, mixed-media embroidered cushion, living room)

(“City Lights, Edmonton”, 1965¬†serigraph by George Weber, front hall)

(large poster of Mundy’s Map of Edmonton-Strathcona, January 1911, front hall)


(Pont de Neuf, Paris oil painting, purchased by my parents from a street artist in the 1980s, back hallway)

(“In Dreamland”, picture by Adelaide Hiebel, which formerly hung in my parents’ bedroom since the 1950s–they associated it with me)

(print of a favorite Canadian painting by Francis Ann Hopkins in my bedroom; “Canoes in Fog, Lake Superior, 1869)

(heads of Holmes and Watson on wall by the bookcase of English literature in my bedroom)

A few of my many favourite things…

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