Cold Snap!

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Most of Alberta is under an Extreme Cold Warning and experiencing a multi-day episode of very cold wind chills. For our area, extreme wind chill values near minus 40 will occur today and Tuesday. Frigid temperatures are expected to persist … Continued

Look up …

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Hello December! A chilly night but now it has warmed up again, time to go outside and enjoy the clouds and sky. This winter has been milder than the last, hope it stays that way.

First Ski

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First ski of the season today. It warmed up to around -7 Celsius and not too much wind. A great day!

Subtle shades

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Delicate shades of gold and white on blue and brown. It’s that time of year again, when the sun is low in the sky. It’s cold but beautiful!!

Hard Frost

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We’ve had a couple of frosty nights already, then last night the temperature went down to -7.6 degrees Celsius. Time to rescue the remaining carrots! It did not get very warm today, only up to 7.7 degrees Celsius! The forecast … Continued

Steele Lake

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This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Steele Lake. We had a bit of rain, but then it cleared up. Steele Lake is in Cross Lake Provincial Park. Since the park surrounds the lake, the shoreline and wetlands are … Continued


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A splash of colour from Marigolds, this bunch is Burpees’ Best Mix, a “free-flowering French mixture”. My Grandmother always had Marigolds in her garden. Marigolds are excellent companion plants for many vegetables.


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What the heck?! I was a bit shocked recently when I discovered what had happened along the power lines on our property: I’m not sure when it happened. Herbicide was applied in a wide swath and they certainly didn’t ask … Continued