Neil (nt) wrote,

The Calgary Flames must have won their first game in the Stanley Cup playoffs, judging from the cheering and horn-honking I can hear outside. I don't follow sports, but it is impossible to live here and be unaware of the Stanley Cup, as it is all over the news and people are wearing Flames jerseys and sporting Flames flags on their cars. The police will be keeping a close eye on the Red Mile (an area of nighclubs and bars on 17th Ave. S.W., not far from here) to prevent rioting.

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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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