The weather finally improved this weekend -- it snowed here as recently as Thursday -- and I was able to get out for walks of 4 to 5 miles each day. Lorna was able to keep up with me easily. She was a little winded after going up these stairs (which go on for some distance), but then so was I. Today there were volunteer crews out cleaning the banks of the Bow River, which is an annual occurrence. I saw Canada geese shepherding their fuzzy little goslings along the river. The level of construction in town is more intense than ever. No matter which direction you look from any point in the downtown area, you are likely to see at least a couple of cranes.