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Day 252


It is always interesting to see what is in the trees when the leaves start to fall - usually it is bird nests, but this year there is a wasp nest!

Joanne

Day 251


More knitting for the winter! A brioche cowl.

Joanne

Day 250


Our friendly neighbour enjoying the last of the summer sunshine.

Joanne

Day 249


My husband and I - my first time on a motorcycle.

Joanne

Day 248


Hot, and extremely windy today, so our evening walk was through Ikea.

Joanne

Day 247


Fall in summer and summer in fall, 30℃ today!

Joanne

Day 246


The snow dump from last winter (photo here) is almost melted. The "hill" was still quite large until recently,  it even made the national news! Workers have been bulldozing the snow for about a week to get it to all melt - this is the first year I have seen this.

Joanne

Day 245


Officially the first day of fall here.

Joanne

Day 244


I was surprised to see wild turkeys on the side of the road!

Joanne

Day 243

Today was "Open Farm Day" in our province, so we went to see two different farms.

The first was a small 'hobby farm' -





The second was an alpaca farm-



A lovely day!

Joanne

Day 242


Geese were circling everywhere - the noise was incredible.

Joanne

Day 241


He was pleased to find somewhere new to ride.

Joanne

Day 239


Making roasted vegetable sauce with vegetables from the garden.

Joanne

Day 238


My oldest son is learning to play a classical guitar.

Joanne

Day 237


September 2014


The sedums are at their prime.

Joanne

Day 236


Yesterday we went to Grazing in the Field, a wonderful event to celebrate local food.


It involves a tour of the dairy farm - always interesting.


Plus gourmet dinning - 6 courses - this was the cheese course (all Canadian cheeses from across the country).

Joanne

Day 234


 A skein of hand dyed, hand spun yarn for my Mother.

Joanne

Day 233


The harvest before the frost - not many tomatoes this year, but lots of peppers (from 4 plants!).

Joanne

Day 232


 A sure sign of fall,


so many geese in the field behind our home.

Joanne

Day 231


Frost in the forecast, so time to bring in the plants.

Joanne

Day 230


A storm rolling in from the west this morning.

Joanne

Day 229


It is so wet outside that we keep finding frogs - this one was so tiny, but loud.

Joanne

Day 228


Sun shower,


to hail storm in no time!


Joanne

Day 226


Garden veggies for supper.
The grass is like a carpet with all the rain.

Joanne

Day 224


We went to a conservatory.
It is hard to grasp the size of the plants, but they are huge!


This statue is about 5' tall.

Joanne