The combination of a fall chill in the air, and what seems to be my first cold of the season convinced me to get a couple fires going in the woodstove this week. Although it seems early to start burning, heat from the woodstove is… Read More
At suppertime yesterday, the guys demolishing the house over at #2 took out some power lines with a pop, knocking out power for at least the lower portion of 27th Street. The Hydro folks came out for a look very quickly, followed by a repair… Read More
I didn’t even need gloves out walking the Newfs this morning, a big change from last week’s cold. The ice has mostly melted out at the yacht club. I shot this brief video… I didn’t see the snowy owls (again) but I talked to some… Read More
This afternoon I bundled up, leashed the partners, and we trundled off to Col. Sam Smith Park to see the snowy owls. Two of them, apparently a male and female have been regularly seen hanging out on the docks in the yacht club harbour. Last… Read More
In all the years I’ve maintained this blog and the Mister Anchovy’s blog before it, one thing I can say is that I have been a very regular blogger. Somewhere along the way I’ve developed the habit of blogging and the understanding that there are… Read More
It isn’t often we get snow before the Shishigashira sheds its leaves. By this afternoon, the snow was gone from the trees but there were still traces on the ground, and forecasts suggesting a little more is on the way. Well, bring it on….
Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight.Red sky at morning, shepherd take warning What about pink sky? This morning the dawn sky had a peculiar pink tinge about it. Of course Tuffy P thought to take photos.
I declare spring.
The freezing rain that was predicted for our area overnight didn’t materialize, We awoke to find our world snow-covered once again. As it turned out, it was actually a pleasant morning to walk the dogs, with the temperature just at or just above freezing. I’d… Read More