When it is cold outside

A number of our friends who live east of here have told me, that they see it’s cold out here. Yup – it is cold out here! It’s January and we’re on the prairies…it’s winter so they tell me. But the white snow, the crunch under your feet (love that sound) and Alberta’s famous blue…

Putting down roots

While the temperatures were rising the snow was falling – yes indeed today turned out to be more of a snow event than first forecast, but we were not detered. We ventured out to, of all places, the garden center. Lots of Christmas decorations were not left over… looks like it was a good year…

And winter has appeared

We have been wondering where the winter was….where is the snow we know so well. Well, no snow November has ended and there are many who are happy about this. First of all, we need the moisture in the ground and we need to bank moisture for the spring. Second, it begins to make it…