0828/19th March 2023 The in and out Sun lit different bits of my view this morning. A slightly colder day, mostly bright but with the occasional snow squall. Spring however, is certainly more than just the date on our calendar. Our ragged bushes have buds and in the garden today five Robins, the fat American … Continue reading Top Cat
1005/14th March 2023 When the man promises to get an item in the mail, he'll brave a blizzard to make it happen! The kettle had just come to a boil yesterday morning when the lights went off, back on, back off... and remained off for 9 hours. Given what was outside, we were not surprised. … Continue reading Snow day
7th March 2023 Odd little tree. Little, I may be. But odd? Not me . It's all perspective You see. , A small cairn we passed this day. What it's for I cannot say. Mostly gray it was, that day. Though not all, As I recall. A curious row of Evergreen Snowy fields, was in … Continue reading Recharging
0654/7th March 2023 The day was off to a good start yesterday. An appointment in Clifton Park was not until 11 am, so there was no need to rush about and there was time to look at email. Which was when things began to slide... . A message from a dear friend in England: "Sorry … Continue reading Stinkers?
Nice when you get there
3rd March 2023 This aeroplane, we felt, must have gone putt, putt, putt! Do aeroplanes always leave contrails? Presumably not, or we would see them all the time. Therefore, it must depend on the weather and it seems to me that I often observe contrails on days preceding a storm. Something to watch out for … Continue reading Nice when you get there
1st March 2023 Wearing a hat in bed, as a defense against a cat that pulls hair, only worked for as long as it took Toby (said cat) to find another way of getting me to rise at his command. Biting. Well, I was happy to lose the hat which interfered with my body thermostat. … Continue reading Choices
Not so gloomy
1st March, 2023 Coming back from Clifton Park the other day, we had intended to take one of our scenic routes home but somehow missed the turn. So when yesterday started out fine, we went for a drive. By the time we left, the sky was obscure . Creating a particular style of image. Gloomy? … Continue reading Not so gloomy
21st February 2023 27th February 2023 A different look. "Snow? I laugh at snow!" The trees are undaunted! Hawks in trees. Early light with snow on the ground, very pleasing. . On the way, yet again, to Clifton Park. . The geese were waking up with cold bottoms. Grant tells me that wildfowl get themselves … Continue reading What matters
0900/21st February 2023 Though it is still in the forecast, we were spared the inconvenience of snow yesterday. As we set out for my appointment in Clifton Park, I got on the phone with our veterinarian and we secured an early afternoon visit for Lucy. The practice is very busy, especially after a public holiday, … Continue reading Light within?
0730/19th February 2023 . Two of my feline companions launched an attack in the small hours of this morning with a battering ram. "No prisoners!" they cried, thinking it would impress me. Half opening one eye, I noted that it was still dark, so I drew the covers over my head with the result that … Continue reading Squabble