Neil (nt) wrote,

Monday was Heritage Day, and we walked over to Princes Island to check out the craft displays and entertainment. We didn't stay long -- it was too crowded and noisy -- but I snapped this pic of kids demonstrating their martial arts moves.

Last night, I was awakened by a huge thunderstorm. I'm a sound sleeper, and in fact I slept through a fire alarm that went off later in the night, but the lightning flashes were so bright I could see them through my closed eyelids, and so close I could only count to three between the flash and the thunder. With any luck, we'll have another storm tonight.

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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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