Monday, October 02, 2017

Its October Pumpin Month

Here in Canada we celebrate two special occassions in October: Thanksgiving and Halloween.
A pumpkin represents two possibilities to aid in our celebrations; the possible outcomes being Pumpkin pie for thanksgiving dinner or handsome Jack for a Hallowe'en night Jack O'Lantern.... So your choice is "yum, yum,"  or "Eek!" Deciding which occasion you would favor foe a pumpkin use  just feast your eyes over these local beauties seen at the local supermarket which you can buy for $3.99.
I prefer buying several pumpkins to serve as seasonal decorations to line the side of our little cement sidewalk which leads up to the door on our front porch.  However with my plans for decorations comes the risk of having to scrape the pumpkin parts off of the street  in front of my house the next morning as often they are taken from our sidewalk path and smashed on the street sometime during Hallowe'en night.

Whichever your purpose or choice is: Have a great Hallowe'en.



Saturday, September 03, 2016

Blackberry Season Now

While in wooded area yesterday morning I saw these beautiful Blackberries.  the scene held much potential

for a multitude of ripening fruit. They held much beauty also.


Saturday, March 05, 2016

February Pansy

My most recent Pansy news. The same Pansy as I the previous post has survived many winter snowstorms and as the snow

disappeared from the flower bed, I found a beautiful Pansy bud still intact on February the 17th., 2016.  I eagerly await spring, warmer temperatures and its continued growth and opening.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Late Pansy bloom in November

A check in my flower bed this morning revealed this beautiful Pansy blossom in bloom! Yesterday morning it had been rimmed with frost! I had bought cold resistant Pansy seeds in the spring and started them indoors as bedding plants sometime in March or April and then transplanted them as seedlings into my flower bed sometime in May; hoping that I might have some late fall blooms and I am rewarded for this project with this beautiful late Pansy blossom on this cold day of November 26th, 2015.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Gardening joys, Tomato harvest

I started these tomato plants on a cold snowy, blizzarding day in April 2015, now look at them!!!!.. ahhh the joy and tasty anticipation, not to mention the delightful beauty of these ripe red tomatoes in my garden, now that's its August.  The wonder of harvesting!!

 

 

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Blueberry picking time

Yhere was no time more exciting than blueberry picking time when I was a child  We each had a small domestic shortening pail and we would be off picking for the day.  The big reward when we returned home with full pails at the end of the day was that Mother would make blueberry biscuits for supper.  Fresh homemade biscuits straight from the oven slathered with butter smothered with stewed blueberries.

ries.  There was no taste comparable!!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

There are two to these pairs

The theme for today's Thursday's challenge is pair and yesterday I saw a beautiful, handsome pair of Wood Ducks! I think this pair is a most handsome species!

On the previous day I found two handsome Canada Geese sharing a puddle together.
Spring is such a colourful, beautiful, exciting time of year.  I wish a wonderful good day to everyone.  
I am linking this post to Thursday's Challenge which can be found at:http://www.spunwithtears.com/thursday.html

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Ice-fishing Shacks

These picturesque little buildings on the river ice are used for fishing.  A hole is made in the ice with an auger and the person inside the shack fishes through the hole in the ice.  Some of these shacks have a little stove in them also; you can see a few chimneys in some of the buildings. I would like to take a photo of smoke rising from the chimneys .

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