Neil (nt) wrote,

Second day of spring

The ice is starting to break up. Walking by the river, I could hear the occasional crack, and once saw a big chunk of ice fall in. See the two kids walking on the thick ice in the middle of this picture? I thought they were being reckless walking around out there, thick though the ice appears. After I took the picture, they walked onto one of the edge bits that is slanting down toward the water and started jumping up and down on it! Fortunately, it held.

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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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