As the snow recedes, items left out last fall have begun emerging, reminding me of tasks left unfinished. I meant to throw ‘ugly bench’ beside the shed, but alas, it was left to collect snow beside the walkway. The emerging heads look at me incredulously… and they’re rather freakish.
Coniferous trees and snow are the hallmarks of the local landscape. Always beautiful, sometimes even whimsy.
Lucky to have a wonderful view of the wild birds that visit the feeders and hastily strewn peanuts at the side of the house. Their visits bring joy to each and every day.
As someone born in the month of sun and cold, I declare February to be winter’s showcase month! Yes It’s cold, but the combination of bright skies upon the snow-laden landscape is unmatched. Soon, spring will blanket the fields with green, and the lakes and rivers will flow again. But for now, snow cover allows nature to rest, rejuvenate and replenish her strength.
I am grateful for winter.
My garden gargoyle Agnes is showing some winter whimsy, with her snow-capped head and shoulders. I wonder if she’s dreaming of the coming spring, warm sunshine, and daffodils – I know I am!
Winter weather has enveloped wild horse country along with the cold tempatures and the snow has really started to accumulate. As the snow pack deepens it becomes more challenging for all the wildlife including the wild horses. Using their broad hooves, they must dig through the snow to find forage. In conditions like this […]
Some birds think they own the place 🙂
The jays have been busy this winter, scarfing up the peanuts as soon as I throw them out each morning. They’ve also taken to the new peanut/suet log feeder, to the chagrin of the woodpeckers who believe any and all suet feeders are theirs alone.