Neil (nt) wrote,

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Press on

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
-- Calvin Coolidge

"View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude..." Copied from keithn97201's journal.

I got through a productive work week without the subject of extra hours coming up again. I picked up a task at 3:00 pm today that I thought would take a day or two, and had it finished by 5:00 pm. Still need to test it, though.

I haven't given any thought to the weekend, since I was half expecting that I would have to work. I'm sure I'll think of something to do.

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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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