We did not get the predicted thunderstorms last night, though we did get rain. While I was out doing my morning rounds, I could hear thunder around us, and it was even starting to rain a bit by the time I was done. So, no work was done on the garden bed I'd started on … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: the weather was not willing
Okay, I just have to start with the obligatory garden photos. 😀 I took these yesterday. The largest seed head of the Mongolian Giant sunflowers is opening up beautifully. Still nowhere near the size a Mongolian Giant seed head should be, but we'll see what happens in what's left of our growing season. What amazed … Continue reading But it’s a good tired…
Before I get into my topic, here's a Ginger picture for you to enjoy! I interrupted his nap! 😀 Such a sweet baby boy he is! 🙂 Now, onto less fun stuff. I mentioned in my last post about our garden progress, that I'd showed photos of the pea beds to my mother. As expected, … Continue reading Never quite good enough, and bigger concerns
Well, today - after three delays due to pandemic lock downs - I finally went to court for our restraining order application against our vandal. Only to find it was delayed for a fourth time. The frustrating part is that I called to confirm, just a couple of days ago. I was even put on … Continue reading So frustrating!
We're still on the chilly side these days, and will continue to be for a while longer. As I write these, we are just below freezing, and our predicted highs aren't going to be much warmer. It's like that mild weather we had, and my being able to do some clean up in the spruce … Continue reading Still a bit chilly, and unexpected things
I did some unexpected running around yesterday and didn't have a chance to post. Now that I am, I'm seeing that the title font in my editor has changed. I did not change the default font. I'm not even sure how I would do that! Well, we'll see if anything is different after I hit … Continue reading This and that, and… why have my fonts changed?
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…
What a lovely day we are having today! As I write this, we are at -5C/23F, and are expected to get a bit warmer. After the deep freeze we just had, this is feeling downright tropical! I meant to post this picture yesterday, but I just didn't have the brain space to do a blog … Continue reading Problem found
Before I get into various things, I want to share some cute stuff with you, first! Our collection of baskets that had been stored in the big fish tank ended up on top of the piano for now. The cats love to go up there, so I fully expected them to take advantage of the … Continue reading Cute stuff, and some productivity
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