Neil (nt) wrote,

It is Queen Victoria Day here in Canada, so I had the day off work. There are no special celebrations; many people use the extra day to go camping in the mountains, which can't have been too pleasant this year.

Yesterday, L and I walked to the Roxboro Natural Area. The grass is green now, and trees are just beginning to bud. It was unusually quiet, and we sat for a while looking at the city, talking and listening to the birds. We walked about 3 or 4 miles in all, which I found strenuous. I'm out of shape! A few weekends of long walks should fix that, though. We took another longish walk today, and it didn't seem nearly so hard.

I've been trying to organize the CD-Rs I've acquired in the past few weeks. Slowly, progress is being made, but I still have a stack of Stones, Miles Davis and Grateful Dead discs to listen to, label, file etc. What I should be doing is scanning my Dad's photo albums, but I'll get to that shortly.

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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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