Neil (nt) wrote,

Burl wood carving of a beaver by Tom Ward. I photographed it yesterday in the Devonian Gardens, and used the image to experiment with masking in Photo-Paint.

The beaver is the national animal of Canada. Why a large, buck-toothed rodent was chosen as the national symbol I don't know -- perhaps it has to do with the animal's industrious nature.

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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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