Of course…

Image source Well, I'm back from taking the van to the garage. I should be happy. I really should. As I write this, we are still at -21C/-6F with a wind chill of -30C/-22F. Before heading out, I made a point of starting the van, then headed back inside to give it a good 15 … Continue reading Of course…

It’s still cold out there, and… on a more serious note

One of the first things I do in the morning, before heading outside to do my rounds, is check the weather. This morning, at a time when I would normally be starting to head outside, it was -36C/-32.8F Yeeeaaaaahhhhh.... No. I waited a couple of hours before heading out, but it was still -28C/-18.4F At … Continue reading It’s still cold out there, and… on a more serious note

Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Happy Three King's Day! Today is the Feast of the Epiphany, which is our last day of Christmas. After today, we start taking down our decorations. 🙂 It was another mild day today, so when I finished my rounds this morning, I decided to go ahead and dig out the fire pit. I considered breaking … Continue reading Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Second shopping attempt and, what the heck is going on?

We are having another beautifully mild day today! Just look at this image I got off one of the trail cams. What a gorgeous sunrise! So moody with the fog. I changed the batteries on the camera yesterday, so it's slightly out of position from where I want the motion sensors to be focused, but … Continue reading Second shopping attempt and, what the heck is going on?

Clearing snow before it snows, and I think they’ve figured it out!

We had ourselves a very pleasant surprise today! Company! Sort of... I got an email from my older brother, asking if he could swing by this afternoon. Considering that it's a 1 1/2 hour drive for him, this was a welcome surprise! I got his message after doing my morning rounds, which included changing the … Continue reading Clearing snow before it snows, and I think they’ve figured it out!

This is going to be an odd Christmas

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