Neil (nt) wrote,

There's a red house over yonder...

Went for a walk to the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary early this afternoon. It was cool, and had been raining earlier. There were very few waterfowl in the sanctuary itself, just a few ducks, but there were hundreds of seagulls on sandbars in the Bow River, visible from one of the hiking trails. The trees were full of robins and other songbirds. The trails were quiet, apart from a few older couples equipped with spotting scopes, writing their observations in notebooks. We sat for a long time on the observation deck from which I took this photo, enjoying the stillness and solitude.

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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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