Tag Archives: Prince Edward County

The Big Swamp


Spring is definitely here. Life is thawing out.   Today I saw my first red-wing black bird.  He sat high and alert, up upon a bulrush.  He was on guard; a sentry of the marsh with his red insignia sewn on his sleeve. Welcome back.   I love these … Continue reading

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Here we go again


It would be a dull month if Warren were not renovating something, somewhere, so this month he is tackling our downstairs bathroom.  It needed doing. Here is a before picture of the old bathroom.  This room is also where we … Continue reading

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Daydreams while passing corn stubble in white fields


It was 900 miles over two days.  I sat quietly in the passenger seat  and gazed out the window.  White expansive fields and woodlots flickered past.   It was two days of reflection, observation and daydreams.  I love a road trip. Warren … Continue reading

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The solarium comes alive


Are you ready for the first harbinger of spring?  Ya hoo!  Bring it on.     It’s me and my solarium!  Today I’m starting my  geranium cuttings.  I love these sunny February days. Warren has set up two large scaffolding racks for my plant … Continue reading

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It is all about Sammy


I have been doing a lot of watercolour painting the last few weeks.  I was hired by a young man from Kingston Ontario to illustrate a series of children’s books.   He advertised on Kijii and in a moment of euphoric mania,  I … Continue reading

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Love is 600 feet


Do you remember your first love?  Was it in grade school or when you were an anguished, misunderstood teenager?   First loves always involve idealism and romance.  Like virginity you lose something of yourself.   You trustingly give your whole heart away.   Your … Continue reading

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After the snow fall


 We had 20 inches of snow fall this weekend.  The sun rose this morning and the sky was finally clear. It was beautiful.  Cold yes, but bright and fresh.  I again took my camera with me on my morning walk with … Continue reading

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