Neil (nt) wrote,

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It's my day off. Went out to breakfast with L -- sausage and eggs, pancakes, coffee. It has been very hot here the past few days. Later I want to go for a walk, perhaps in Fish Creek Park.

My new PC hasn't arrived yet, but it has been shipped. I was thinking about my first computer, a Commodore 64, which I bought 20 years ago. Adjusted for inflation, it cost about the same as the new one, which will have 8,000 times more memory, a CPU that is about 10,000 times faster, and 700,000 times as much disc storage. Not to mention the ability to burn CDs, read DVDs, etc. etc.

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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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