So it seems our lumber “Jack” beaver is playing games with us. Two cameras and not one beaver picture this week. However, this was the scene off camera last week. And this is what we found this week. Gradually our birch trees are coming down! It looks like there is quite a meal left here… Continue reading Our Lumber “Jack” Beaver
The last few weeks we have acquired a new neighbour. We arrived to see that a beaver had visited and decided to do some engineering. We had a beaver visit us last year and had a bit of a snack next to the dock. It too was in the fall, about the same time of… Continue reading Busy Beaver
I posted early on about our old apple tree and how it is reaching the end of its life. We took down one large limb some time ago, so that it would not fall on the cottage, but there was still more to do. As I said before, I love the idea of apples at… Continue reading Apple Trees, Please!
We made our annual winter visit to the cottage a month early this year. We had a pile of snow last week and then warmer temperatures this weekend, so a perfect recipe to snowshoe in. It turns out that the winter has been so mild this year that this was the first amount of snow… Continue reading 3rd Annual Winter Visit
We are getting a beautiful display of colour with the leaves this fall. I read in August that our hot, dry summer could dull our fall colours, but that doesn’t seem to be the case at all. For sure, the trees did lose some leaves early because of the lack of rain, but we are… Continue reading The Leaves Will Soon Be Leaving
Fixing the dock was the main focus at the weekend, but we did also manage to do a few other things. As always I am on the hunt to see what wildlife is around. I went prepared this time with extra eyes and set up my birdcam in the area we found the baby deer… Continue reading I Spy With My Little Eye
Fall is my favourite season of the year. I love how the temperature drops slowly and gradually we are eased into winter. Spring happens so quickly here it seems that we almost go from winter to summer, but fall seems a more gradual process and delights us with such beauty. The display of colour varies… Continue reading True Colours