A good ol’fashioned snow storm is on its way

Friday, 15 January 2021 The wind picked up throughout the day, the air was damp – indicators that snow is on the way. Oh, and the weather alerts on my phone, of course 😉 I’m looking forward to a lot of snow and hope this system doesn’t pull its “horseshoe over Ottawa-Gatineau” trick where snow…

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A little ‘tail’ from my evening walk

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 Let me share with you a little tale that begins with my walk this evening. Darkness has fallen, the air is mild and still. It’s quiet, I can hear my footsteps crunching the packed snow as I walk along the trail, heading to the river. No stars nor moon can be…

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I’m glad I continued on my walk, despite the cold biting my cheeks

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 Happy birthday to my beloved Pops! I went for a walk right after work. The sun was beginning to set, the wind brisk and cold, biting my cheeks, the air damp, soaking through my winter clothes to settle in my bones. From the first blast of cold air stinging my cheeks,…

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Mid-week slump once again healed by nature

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 A bleary-eyed start to the morning, just going through the motions…feed the cats, start the kettle, feed the birds, take morning photo, sign-in to work… Throughout the day, I kept an eye on the feeders and would take a few minutes to watch the birds coming and going. There is something…

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