Tuesday, 24 February 2015


21 Crerar Blvd, right by our sons' school.  Always quiet here, front door never used, yards never used, someone living here though, bit by bit.

In our back yard, snow layers heavily on a Spruce:


Thursday, 19 February 2015



February, and a lot of us are starting to feel like this tree on Sunny Acres.  Even at the construction site down the road, Barr's bulldozers are sitting quietly:



Saturday, 14 February 2015

The snow keeps on falling... filtering down through this Spruce in our back yard.


Friday, 13 February 2015


Sunny Acres road, under snow.  F-- is always 10 steps behind, but he's happy back there, in his own world...


Thursday, 12 February 2015

Our dogs love the snow, even when it's deeper then they are tall, and E-- never fails to walk them:



Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Well, now we're in the deep freeze!  Seems like every time I shovel the driveway it snows the next day, or even the same day.  Snow banks downtown are reducing the roads to European widths.  But, remember when it was dark as well?  At least the days are longer and brighter now.


Thursday, 5 February 2015

The town of Marigot on St Martin has the same uneven juxtapositions of well-maintained and dilapidated as the rest of the island; sometimes of adjacent storefronts, sometimes of adjacent people (although the dilapidated people are often simply refitting or resupplying their yacht).





Wooden structures like the one above are actually fairly unusual, concrete is far more common, and when that gets neglected not much happens to it for a long while:



But the schools seem to be very well maintained.