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Irish wake

So L and I took John out for dinner and drinks, and more drinks, and then when the pub brought out a live band we went somewhere else for a few more drinks. J is doing remarkably well for a man whose wife died yesterday, but then he has had 4 years to prepare for it. We poured him into a cab at the end of the night and sent him home. He will be OK. He is one of the brightest and coolest people I've ever known. L and I have known him for more than 30 years... since even before we got together.

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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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