I call this old Jack Pine the Ent. Taller than the typical Ent in Tolkien’s Middle-earth. One of the oldest trees on our property, and hard to get a full photo of it!
This morning the entire province of Alberta has an extreme cold warning! February has been very cold, and March is starting with more weather warnings. It doesn’t take much wind for exposed skin to freeze, especially at -30 degrees Celsius. … Continued
Brrrrr. The cold stretch continues, with Extreme Cold Warnings every day. My vehicle really complains during the cold morning starts, despite being plugged in. It’s too cold to ski or stay outside very long. The Environment Canada weather station is … Continued
We are less than two weeks away from the December Solstice. The sun is low this time of year and the days are still getting shorter. Below is a photo of our sun today from roughly the same time. … Continued
At the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 an armistice was signed in a railroad car parked in a French forest near the front lines. The terms of the agreement called for the cessation … Continued