Bold, defiant, cocky... are not good epithets to describe spring this year. It is beyond bashful. Not only have we had a snowy winter, the cold season is in no hurry to give some room to spring. On this date, I have seen frigid temperatures, and I have also seen balmy, summer highs. We barely… Continue reading Shy Approach
The snow just disappeared from the front the yard and soon the colour green will sprout out of the ground to tell we might start thinking about putting the winter coat away for a few months. Finally! Speaking of growth, I have a few plants to take care of today. My living room window looks… Continue reading Growing Season
Although Spring is officially our season, I will flee from a place in the world that has not gotten the memo yet. Snow storms, North winds, frigid night are still in our weather forecast. So, this week, I will be staying two parallels down in a region that has gotten the memo. The forecast says… Continue reading Fleeing from Winter
I look forward to summer break. The spring in my step is not what it could be. I won't travel this year, I need rest, I need a rested brain. Although I love to change scenery once in a while, there is no denying the fact that travelling is not a restful way to rejuvenate… Continue reading Summer Break
After the snowfall at the beginning of the week, we finally got a warm day (15 C as opposed to -5 C). It feels great to go outside without a coat, to wear running shoes instead of boots, and to roll down the window instead of turning on the heat in the car. Tomorrow will… Continue reading It Looks Like Spring
As Easter falls in mid-April this year, one would presume it would be a spring day: sunny, warm, and uplifting. Would you not know? I behold a beautiful snow fall, the kind of snow fall we would get on Christmas Eve and marvel at how beautiful winter can be. Enormous flakes fall straight to the… Continue reading Easter – Spring or Winter
It is sunny and warm for the season... I walked about 3 km (what... about 2 miles). I met nobody I knew and did not have much time to sit and observe other than to think that going to the bank is now like stopping by the meat counter at the grocery store, or the… Continue reading Beautiful Day!