What an amazing weekend!

Sunday, 16 May 2021 Sunshine and nature. A sure-fire way to a happy day. I had lots of both this weekend and my soul is overjoyed! To cap things off, we had an awesome thunderstorm that brought heavy rain, gusty winds and hail. The temperature dropped at least 5 degrees! I am every grateful for…

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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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