With increasing cold and snowy weather upon us as of late I have found it harder to get myself out the door each morning and if it were not for Pheebs chances are I might not even get out of my pajamas. I've done better this winter than I thought I would but these cold gray days are steadily taking their toll. With snow falling from an overhead gray sky and a thermometer reading of 12F Pheebs and I again ventured out onto hardpacked snowy roads. With a wind chill factor of +1F not even Pheebs wanted her window down.
|OVERLOOKING LAKE HURON ON A COLD WINTER'S DAY|
|ICE IS BEGINNING TO FORM ON THE LAKE AGAIN|
|WINTER PLAYGROUNDS PATIENTLY AWAIT SUMMER'S LITTLE PEOPLE|
|A LOAD OF BIG BOULDERS ARRIVE FOR GODERICH'S SHORELINE RESTORATION|
|SOME NICE HOMES ATOP THE BLUFFS OVERLOOKING LAKE HURON|
|THIS WATER PIPE IN THE HARBOR RUNS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY FIVE DAYS A YEAR|
Noticed winds had died down so on with my warm hat, coat, and boots and off Pheebs and I went this afternoon walking through the new fallen snow around the Pine Tree trail. Clear blue skies overhead and not a cloud did I see. Sun was so bright on the new sparkling snow it was almost blinding. Not a sound in the forest as we made our way along. Pheebs bounds through the snow like a little Jackrabbit. She loves that cold white fluffy stuff. Needless to say today's sunshine was again a very welcome shot in the arm as recent cold gray winter days had been closing in on me. I don't know what our shaky medical future holds for us but if there is any way at all to avoid sitting here through another gray and bleak miserably cold winter we're going to take it and we've got from now to next October to figure out how we can do it and where we can go. And I hope it somehow involves an RV again.
|ANIMAL TRACKS IN THE SNOW|
|THESE ARE PHEEBER TRACKS AND BY GOLLY THERE'S THE PHEEBS HER VERY SELF WAY UP THERE WAITING FOR ME TO CATCH UP|
|MID AFTERNOON SNOW SHADOWS|
|JUST CAUGHT THE TAIL FEATHERS OF A PINK FLAMINGO FLYING BY......OR WAS IT JUST A LENS FLARE FROM THE SUN|
|GIVES NEW MEANING TO THE SONS OF THE PIONEERS SONG 'BLUE SHADOWS ON THE TRAIL'|
|STANDING ALONGSIDE MY FAVORITE YOUNGE MAPLE TREE IN THE FOREST|
::An Archive post:: It was March 3rd 2011 when Kelly and I while boondocked near Borrego Springs California set out in our Jeep Wrangler to find Split Mountain and the Wind Caves somewhere in Anza-Borrego's State Park. Split Mountain and The Wind Caves. Remember to click on the smaller photos to enlarge them.
GROANER'S CORNER:(( A father was reading Bible stories to his young son. He read, The man named Lot was warned to take his life and flee out of the city, but his wife looked back and was turned to salt. His son asked, But what happened to the flea?
- I've used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead.
- A hair raising experience sounds pretty good to a bald guy.
- Having rumpled clothing is a pressing issue, but I am sure that I can iron out a solution.