Neil (nt) wrote,

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It was a beautiful autumn day here. No snow, no wind, and the temperature was well above freezing. We walked along the river on our way to Humpty's for breakfast. We saw many squirrels, getting in their last bit of food gathering before winter arrives. There were a surprising number of spandex-clad joggers on the trail. Didn't see any homeless people, which is unusual.

One of the pleasant things about this walk was that it didn't lead past any construction sites. Going in any other direction from home, we run into all kinds of detours, especially on weekends when roads are often shut so that cranes can be brought in or out without disturbing too much traffic.

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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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