Neil (nt) wrote,

Went for a short walk today, to the Louise Park rail bridge. There is an old stone station building next to it that is now used by a ballet company. Looking down from the bridge, we saw a group of young ballet dancers in black tights enjoying a break on the riverbank. The river was very low, and we walked a hundred yards or so along the stony bank, which would normally be underwater. There were several ducks on the river, and we noticed that they were following us, apparently hoping for some bread crumbs. We hadn't thought to bring any, but I crouched down by the edge of the water, and a few of them come close.

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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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