Today, I finally started working on the Christmas decorations I was planning to make with the dehydrated orange slices I'd prepared earlier. Of course, things didn't work out to plan! 😀 Do they ever? 😉 I was going to use cinnamon sticks, plus some little decorations I'd saved from Christmas crackers over the years - … Continue reading This year’s decorations, in the works
A pine grosbeak couple, having dinner together. 😀
Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Leyendecker is undisturbed by human regulations and restrictions! 😀 Normally, our tree would have already been decorated, and the Advent wreath, with its candles, set up. It doesn't look like we'll be able to have a tree this year. The cats just seem to wait until we're not … Continue reading This is going to be an odd Christmas
Blue jay with raised crest - looking a bit chilly!
Female Evening Grosbeak.
Last night, I prepared the dough ball from our previous baking. I was really curious about our bubble! Seeing this reminded me of a story my mother told me, when I was a child, helping her bake bread. There was a young couple and, while the husband was at work, the wife decided to bake … Continue reading Babcia’s Bread Experiment, part 4, and baking day!
This male pine grosbeak looks like he's posing for the nearby ladies!
First up, Happy Thanksgiving to all our visitors from the US! I hope you are having a wonderful day! 🙂 Today was my day to go into the city for our monthly stock up. I was really dreading it. I'm part of a local, private, online group where people around our province share where it … Continue reading Half shop, and bubble!
We caught this blue jay in hover mode! 😀
Every year, before we are ready to decorate our artificial Christmas tree, we dig it out of storage and set it up. The idea is to get the cats used to it being there, and we get a chance to remind the older cats, and train the newer cats, that this is NOT a thing … Continue reading Foiled?