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2013-06-22 7:26 PM

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Calgary, AB
Subject: 2013 Floods

Everyone OK?  Anyone affected by the recent flooding?

We're lucky enough to be quite high (up in Bearspaw) so no significant flooding risk here.    A few of the ponds in the neighbourhood are really high, and a couple of roads and driveways are impassable.  But generally things are OK - lots of cyclists out today enjoying the first sun in a while (including me!)

Anyone affected by the cancellation of the Banff Marathon?

2013-06-23 8:03 AM
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Great White North
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I live in Citadel... all ok. I am racing at 10:50 am in Edmonton this morning. The Coates family (both daughters on national tri team) lost their home from what I heard.

Did you see Tri It did a clothing drive yesterday?
2013-06-23 8:11 AM
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High and dry in Charleswood. I'm working near Center St just north of the Bow. The contrast between the view of downtown devestation as I ride along the ridge and the normalcy a couple of blocks north is very strange.

I was entered with a team from work in the Kananaskis 100 mile relay on Saturday. I guess there's always next year.

2013-06-23 12:02 PM
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We are also very high and dry on the 13th floor and our house which we have just sold and closes tomorrow is fine also. My step-daughter lives around 17th ave is dry but hasn't had power since Friday morning at 6am. Thankfully since it is summer that isn't a big deal really except for moving the food from the fridge.

I did a long bike ride attempting to go around Glenmore yesterday but had to turn around in three different spots. This was the first ride in my new neighbourhood so I wasn't sure what to expect when I left. Of course a very small inconvieniance on my part is nothing compared to many others.

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