Neil (nt) wrote,

  • Music:
Carin's memorial service was tonight. The first part was very good. A number of people who had known her spoke in tribute. That was interesting and often moving, and I learned a lot I hadn't known about her. She had been a teacher, poet, artist, musician and web designer in her 45 years. She was also active in her church. Hymns and folk songs were sung by several performers. The last part of the service was a sermon that went on and on and on, for at least an hour. Finally it was over, and after talking with John for a few minutes, we left the funeral home to find large snowflakes falling silently in the dark.

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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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