January 2014

Off Topic

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?

OK, that’s deceptive but I really want to make my white Annabella hydrangea blue. Can’t be done? Maybe not but worth a try.

Another Football Sunday

Yawn. Oh well, it’s almost over for the season so I’m just going to hang in there.

The weather outside is frightful but the aroma of roasting chicken is delightful. I spent my time in the kitchen making bran muffins and the aforementioned roasted chicken stuffed with seasoned wild rice. I served it with mushroom […]

An Ugly Mess Out There

What with the heavy snows we’ve experienced followed by almost a week of ice rain, then the Polar Vortex plunging us into crazy cold conditions, and finally the sudden warming to above freezing temperatures, the conditions outside are beyond ridiculous. The January melt is in full swing but nights below freezing means all […]

We Dodged The Bullet

Well, what can I say? We got lucky this time around. Devastation all around but not here. Now it’s just regular winter weather. Toronto was hit the hardest in Ontario, that is. Why don’t they just have a concert to raise money to fix everything? That’s what everybody else does. Instead, they’re talking about going […]

More Snow, More Ice

I’ve always said, I don’t mind snow and cold – after all, it’s winter – but ice rain is terrifying. So, after the ice storm we just had, another one is coming up from Arkansas. My biggest fear is that we lose power. Without power the furnace can’t run. Without power the pump from the […]

The Big Bang Mystery Solved

The mystery of the loud bangs we heard Christmas morning is solved thanks to the news report this morning. Seems that lots of people heard it and called. Apparently it is called cryoseism or frost quakes. You can read more on it here: http://www.northumberlandnews.com/news-story/4294993-northumberland-rattled-by-frost-quakes/

Well, at least I know it was not a flying moose […]

The Best For 2014 Everybody

In the dead of winter it’s hard to believe that Spring will ever come again. Everywhere I look I see nothing but snow. There are no leaves on trees nor any sign of life anywhere so I take this time to look back on all the pictures I’ve taken of flowers and trees and life. […]