Thursday, 31 March 2016

Lake ice, now all water again...



Last year's leaves, now all soil again.


Wednesday, 23 March 2016


This car has been waiting for some part or other at the fix-it shop for quite a while!  In the neighbourhood, only a very few patches of snow left, but we aren't in the clear yet!


Thursday, 17 March 2016

 Two old inhabitants of our neighbourhood didn't make it through the winter.




Sunday, 13 March 2016


If this is the end of Wheathill St, then I must be standing in the wheatfield, but I'm only seeing the suburban frontier creeping westward under the high tension lines.  Some pioneers have made a bench for followers.


Wednesday, 9 March 2016


Now, this is what sunny spring days are for!  Hubert (above) and Nate (below) are taking full advantage of their free time by sleeping in the sun, gently baking on opposite sides of the same hay pile. When they snooze they gently grunt and sigh; animals of power, poise, and movement completely limp under the open sky.


Tuesday, 8 March 2016


 Last of the lake ice melting away, last of the bright cold winter afternoons.  Before long the dogs will be swimming and Miley will be galloping!


Thursday, 3 March 2016


Big snow curl: big wet flakes coming down so fast that day at work, horses inside warming the steel roof, roads like this on the way home: