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Calgary winter

It was -28 C when I got up this morning, and I decided to take my digital camera with me today to photograph the Calgary winter. I took the above picture of the C-Train on 7th Avenue SW from one of the Plus-15 crosswalks on my way in to work. The picture below, I took on my way to the Post Office this evening. The photos don't really seem to capture the amount of steam coming from cars and buildings in this weather, but I hope they give some idea of what it is like here.

I've been toying with the idea of setting up an FTP server for SHN trading. There are several free services I've found that provide you with a domain name and (if you have a dynamic IP address) software to automatically keep track of your changing address. That allows a cable or DSL user to set up a web or FTP server on their own computer. Here are a couple of those services:
I'm not sure I'd want to leave my PC on 24/7, though...

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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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