It’s that time of the year when old winter and a spry, youthful spring duke it out. It’s no different than here where I call home in the Colorado Rockies. We’ve gotten 18 inches today so far and still snowing.
I love this time of year, when the birds chatter, the soft sound of freshly fallen snow and the smell of wet earth. Life is stirring and, for us, in a couple of months it will be waking up.
I captured a short video of the birds feeding on our back deck as a recent snow storm was ramping up. Hope you enjoy it.
Ahh, the long Labor Day weekend has come and gone. It’s the holiday that falls on the first Monday of September when many families in the U.S. celebrate by barbecuing, camping or going to the beach for one last time before the seasons change. For me, it has always signaled the end of summer.
As I look back over the past few months, I can’t help but reflect on what I did and wonder where the time went. It was a beautiful, cool summer with more showers than usual keeping everything green. We didn’t do much this year except take a ride now and then. I thought I’d share one of those rides with you as another walkabout. Continue reading →
It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, when we were up in the Rocky Mountain high country, just a short drive from where we live, taking pictures of the aspens in their transformation to Fall with the change of color in their leaves.
Here, it’s 3 months later and it’s snowing and we’ve gotten almost a foot of snow overnight with temperatures today barely reaching 10 degrees. Continue reading →