Neil (nt) wrote,

I went with L to a reptile show this morning. It's more her thing than mine, but I did find it interesting. They had bearded dragons, many different kinds of geckos, snakes large and small, tarantulas, etc. There were many tattooed people in attendance or manning the booths.

I hung two paintings in my den this afternoon, something I had been meaning to do for a while. They were painted by my mother. She did a number of paintings and gave them away in the last year or two of her life.

Late this afternoon we went for a walk to look at some construction projects we can see from our apartment, about a mile away. Someone once said that Calgary looks like a city that is still being unpacked. There are always construction cranes on the skyline, though perhaps not as many now as there once were, and they are moving further out from the city core. On our way back home we stopped at an Indian restaurant for dinner.

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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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