Last Friday, I had a chance to go to Niagara Falls and see the magical, yet cold beauty winter is possessing on the falls. I am fortunate to live about 15 minutes away from this natural wonder of the world, so I couldn’t wait to go up and take in the frozen beauty that surrounded … More A Natural Pause
I don’t know anybody who isn’t ready for spring at this point. I love all seasons, but I am getting really worried about winter and what it’s going to do not only to my house (ice dams) but my plants! I fear that being buried under 4 feet of snow is going to result in … More Winter and the Garden : A Damaging Tale
This beautiful sunrise is so deceiving– it certainly doesn’t look like it was 5 degrees out, does it? Enjoy.
OK, this post is coming much later than I wanted it to. This ended up being an event filled weekend for me. With more snow and sub-zero temperatures for the past three days, along with being sick, a toddler mishap at an indoor bounce house that included a very bloody nose, and furnace issues that … More What am I going to do with that bloomin’ Amaryllis bulb?!
A couple of weeks ago, before we had 3 feet of snow burying the back yard, I was playing outside with my daughter after work when I saw these icicles on the side of my patio. I loved how the dusky sun in the background looked so nice with it. Enjoy.
Ahhhh, February you keep coming and we don’t know what to do with you! At this point I am sounding like a broken record, but we keep getting pounded with more snow and the relentless cold won’t let up. This Thursday the high expected for the day is 8 degrees. So, I can tell you … More Gardening Is In The Books: The Woodbook: The Complete Plates
Winter is not letting up in western New York, we are getting blasted with another weather system. Brrr! A cool (hehe) thing was that last night was a Full Moon, also called the Snow Moon. I was lucky (and crazy) enough to go out in the bitter cold to capture a pretty good picture (for … More A Natural Pause
We made it to February! Yay! Winter is long from over (I just received a Winter Storm Warning alert on my phone). While the cold and snow keep lingering, there is still a few things that keep us entertained during the last of the cold, gray, snow-filled days. One of these things would be viewing … More Winter is for the Birds! No, really, it is.