Last weekend we decided to check out the cottage and do our traditional annual winter visit. Normally we have gone closer to spring, but with the climate change and the warm days we keep getting, we figured with our new road we would probably get in now – which we did. As you can see,… Continue reading 4th Annual Winter Visit
It might be minus silly below outside, but I have started thinking about my garden for next year and planted some seeds. I find that long winter stretch feels more like it will end some day, when I start to see little seedlings appearing and the hope of a garden reappearing from beneath the snow… Continue reading Flower Power
It has been a number of weeks since we have been to the cottage. The weather right now does not inspire us to make the journey. It is both too cold and not cold enough to enjoy it. The cold with the lack of snow makes us want to stay home and snuggle by the… Continue reading Sunsets
Yet again my Trail Cam has provided me with a sighting of a new animal on our property. We have heard coyotes recently howling at night, so we knew they were in the area, but as their range can extend to 100 square kilometers and we haven’t heard them often, we thought they were not… Continue reading Top Dog
My plan to entice wildlife into view of my camera, courtesy of the dead crow, was not as successful as I had hoped. However it was interesting and I did get a number of visitors. Many deer visited, both day and night. Most of the time they were not that interested in the crow, although… Continue reading Fishing For Evidence
I found a rather sad situation in my garden this week. A crow was lying dead and judging from the condition it had not been there long. It looked to be in good condition. It wasn’t obviously sick, so I have no idea what happened to it. I couldn’t leave it there, so I put… Continue reading Is It A Murder?
Have you noticed that there are fewer bees around now? It is getting to that time of year when they start to die and only the queen bumblebees will dig holes and hibernate over the winter. I was surprised to see three Common Eastern Bumble Bees together at the weekend. I read how you can… Continue reading Let’s Bee Together