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December 27th, 2018


Snowshoeing in the fresh snow.
Cold and windy this morning.

♥︎Joanne

November 27th, 2018


Skate marks through the snow looked like an abstract painting.

♥︎Joanne

September 12th, 2018


A whole shelf of canned goodies from the bounty of the garden!

♥︎Joanne

August 25th, 2018


A baby Mourning Dove on the front step.

♥︎Joanne

August 20th, 2018


Goldfinches have been enjoying the sunflower seeds in the garden.

♥︎Joanne

August 13th, 2018


A Black Swallowtail Caterpillar.
They have been devouring the dill, but this one went for a walk.

♥︎Joanne

June 6th, 2018


This is the first time I have seen deer in our neighbourhood.

♥︎Joanne

May 30th, 2018


These lilacs are making my kitchen smell amazing!
The first lilacs to bloom this year - 'Beauty of Moscow Lilac'.

♥︎Joanne

May 11th, 2018


A hawk in the trees, we couldn't figure out what kind.
Also the leaves are really starting to pop out.

♥︎Joanne

April 29th, 2018


We went to Vancouver, BC for the weekend.

♥︎Joanne

April 23rd, 2018


So nice to see different birds migrating back for the summer. These are Robins.

♥︎Joanne

March 5th, 2018


What a difference a day (and a Colorado Low weather system) makes.

♥︎Joanne

February 26th, 2018


Our oldest son has been experimenting with welding geometric shapes, these are octahedron made from stainless steel (one is made with individual triangles and the other is folded, then welded). He has plans for a large sculpture.

♥︎Joanne

February 5th, 2018


Cedar Waxwings were feasting on berries in a Hawthorne tree.


♥︎Joanne

February 1st, 2018


I am used to seeing sun dogs at this time of the year (the sun light reflecting off ice crystals in the air), but this was early in the morning with the full moon.

♥︎Joanne

January 29th, 2018


The little red squirrel was back today,


he slid across the deck on the way to the house.

♥︎Joanne

January 24th, 2018


Our budding arborist was practicing climbing trees.
This whole area was farm fields 30 years ago, so there are no large trees to climb. I thought it was odd how the pine tree in the back looks like an artificial tree with such perfectly spaced branches.

January 10th, 2018


They say that weaving is like dancing and this one has footsteps that I really have to concentrate on.

♥︎Joanne