Neil (nt) wrote,

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I'm feeling stiff and sore after my first exercise session yesterday. But it was also invigorating. I am pathetically out of condition. I won't embarrass myself by mentioning how many pushups I was able to do; let's just say it was fewer than a hundred.

Work has been going well, in spite of connectivity problems and a large backlog of tasks. Much of my current work requires me to connect to a remote site to install and test software. The connection drops at random every hour or so, and then it takes ten minutes or more to reconnect. Or maybe it just feels like ten minutes. Meanwhile the remote PC reboots when the connection is lost, so any windows I had open are gone, together with any unsaved work. Frustrating.

It has been windy here on and off for the past couple of days. I was nearly blown off my feet walking home yesterday. I'm not a big fan of wind (pun not intended). Lethbridge, where I was born and raised, is notoriously windy.

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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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