Neil (nt) wrote,

  • Music:
I got 12 CDs in the mail today, and a couple earlier in the week. I have to cut back on trading. Some of this stuff I'm not even that interested in. One good thing about vines is that I can sample the discs, and if I don't want them I can just mail them to the next person on the vine without making a copy for myself.

Also received my grandparent's marriage certificate. It provides a bit of extra information about my grandmother. The certificate for her prior marriage showed her last name as McKean and her parent's name as Rice, and listed her as a widow, which suggested that she had been married to someone named McKean. This one shows her father's name as McKean and her mother's maiden name as Rice. This may help in finding her birth records.

Work has been stressful this week. I'm not sure I want to do it much longer. Those regular paychecks are addictive, though. Nothing else I could do would pay nearly as well. Maybe I just need to learn to relax more, while remaining productive. Better planning and organization might help.

I've had a mild cold the past few days. I think it is almost over now.

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    In Calgary, Exploring the Cultural Side of ‘Cowtown’ (link is to The New York Times) Pretty good article, although I've never seen Calgarians…

  • Broken trees

    A few examples of trees broken by the accumulation of snow, as mentioned in my last post. The snow is gone, but the damage remains.

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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