Neil (nt) wrote,

I'm on a four-day weekend now, since I don't work Fridays, and Monday is Thanksgiving Day in Canada.

A friend of L's has been diagnosed with liver cancer. We feel badly for her; her life has been a struggle, and now this. She's not old, younger than me anyway. Perhaps it's not hopeless; we have another friend who had liver cancer a couple of years ago and who seems to be OK now, after treatment.

My brother returned home from Africa this week, where he had been working for a few months. His comment on airport security in Miami: "I don't think the security is any better, just more officious. At one of the screening points, everyone had to remove their shoes and put them through the x-ray machine!"

  • (no subject)

    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.

  • (no subject)

    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…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic