I left a trail cam at the cottage over the winter, to see just which animals were visiting during that time. The results were not very exciting, but it did answer my question. Most of the shots were either deer or wild turkeys, with the occasional raccoon passing by. Although wild turkeys were once native… Continue reading In The Snood For Love
I did not come away from the weekend with much to report on the wildlife front. The birds were busy and we could hear some different bird calls, but I am not sure what they were. It looks like some were flying under the cottage where we have several old nests. I tried to mount… Continue reading Jeepers, Creepers And We’ve Got Those Peepers
So finally, the weather has changed and spring has sprung. We headed to the cottage at the weekend to open up for a new season and it felt so good to be back again! Things looked good. A few branches were down on the driveway from storms that had obviously been through and the shower… Continue reading Stuff Happens!
So, we woke up to another inch of snow this morning and it seems like spring is never going to arrive! Every week we hope for a break in the weather and for cottage season to resume, but the weather is just not letting up. This was taken June 10th last year, but right now… Continue reading Still Stuck In Sprinter
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