Neil (nt) wrote,

  • Music:
It's Stampede week here, so most nights we've had a band playing until midnight on the patio of the bar directly below my apartment. I'm getting a little tired of crappy renditions of songs by Twisted Sister and the like, but it'll all be over in a few days.

I took Lorna to the restaurant next door to that bar for her birthday on Saturday, and we had an excellent meal (though I wasn't too sure if I liked the mint and melon summer soup -- I like my soup hot and salty rather than cold and sweet). The manager comped us the wine, too, which was nice.

I got up an hour early this morning, worrying about work. I sat down and wrote a one-page to do list, and by the end of the day had crossed off all but one item. That item is the most difficult one, of course, but I have until the end of next week to finish it.

We've had nightly thunderstorms for the past week or so, and late this afternoon it hailed.

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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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