Well now, wasn’t that a grand day!

Saturday, 15 May 2021 Today was the day I’ve been looking forward to since last Fall when the cold and snow arrived. A warm day with a breeze – to keep the black flies and mosquitoes away – and big fluffy clouds floating by. A stand-up paddle boarder paddled by on the river. That was…

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A spring smell I almost didn’t recognize

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 I stepped outside onto the covered veranda. Immediately my nose picked up a scent. Something very familiar that I hadn’t smelled for some time. I searched the recesses of my memories…the smell was comforting, welcome… maybe Mom lit a candle or sprayed perfume? My eyes were drawn to my neighbour’s lawn…the…

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May showers bring June flowers?

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 I’m thinking it might be time to change “April showers bring May flowers” to “May showers bring June flowers”. Seems to be more consistent with the May weather here the past few years. I transplanted the red peppers this morning. They’re looking pretty good in their new pots and will be…

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500

Monday, 10 May 2021 Happy birthday Nanie! This is my 500th day, in a row, of posting to this blog. Thanks for tagging along! On the shingles front, I’ve turned the corner and am on my way to being shingles free soon! The rash is scabbing over and disappearing in spots. New spots have emerged…

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