Thursday, April 02, 2009
Our seasonal creek is also running. If you look closely you will see the muddy water rushing up over the top of the large rock in the foreground. The photos are just from today's adventure.
Monday, March 02, 2009
Monday, February 16, 2009
Sunday, February 08, 2009
I received a set of Lincoln Logs for Christmas last year. Well, it wasn't really Lincoln Logs but it might as well have been. Roger got me some really nice oak boards (yep, I said boards) all individually wrapped in cellophane. Along with the boards I received some really nice coat hooks (all in one box).
Now though the oversized Lincoln Logs were nice what I really wanted was a coat rack for in the hall so that we could hang our coats up instead of using the furniture as coat racks. He faithfully promised that he would get the 'kit' put together and I would be very happy with the outcome.
The weather has been mild here for the last several days and the snow is beginning to melt. I can even go outdoors (though briefly) without getting frost bit. It's actually very pretty.
Even the accidental ice sculpture over the pond has even begun to melt. Maybe the fish will come out of hibernation soon. Please hurry up spring.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
It blocks the sun and chills the air
It kills the tender leaf
And leaches the color from the landscape.
We have had a freezing fog here for the past two weeks. My sister (being from California) asked if this is the way it was going to be for the rest of the winter.
Up until the fog started we had had record breaking snow falls. Of course I told her, "No, the weatherman is predicting snow again." I don't think that is what she wanted to hear.
Sunday, January 18, 2009
We've all survived the holidays and we're well into a new year. Hopefully, everyone had a good year in 2008 and we will all have a better year in 2009. Maybe everyone is sufficiently burnt out on politics (I know I am) and we will have a few months peace before the next batch of political zealots start hammering us with the 2012 elections.
As a recap of last year, we had a late spring: I planted my garden in June just before the final snowfall and lost a few plants. I'm not sure where the summer went but by the time my beefsteak tomatoes were starting to get some size (and still being very green) the first frost took out the entire garden.
We had snow up to our eye balls and then some warmer weather to melt it. Then we had flooding because of the blocked storm drains in some areas or snow melting too quickly. Now, with little snow left (in our area) we are contending with the cold - so much easier to navigate in than the snow. We wake each morning to trees, fences, roofs and everything else frosted like a Christmas display.
With temperatures ranging from 23 (or lower) at night to 37 (maybe) during the day it is frosty but still pretty.
Frozen Faux Harron
Frosting on the trees
The Deer Fence
Frosted Solar Hot Water System
Currently not producing much hot water.
Sunday, August 31, 2008
Name: Kira Lynn Rash
As a footnote: Drew (her brother) turned 16 years old on 8/28/08.