Saturday, November 5, 2016

Winter Is Coming

It’s That Time of Year again. On Thursday we had the first frost (and sunshine), on Friday the first snow...

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Frosty wooden deck down by the river (Friday)

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Intricate “broken mirror” ice patterns on the shallow pond nearby.

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2016-11-03 Halloween

Hastening to cover my clematis plant on the balcony, I accidentally ended up covering myself as well… Booh!!!

(Have you ever tried to fold a huge sheet of thin fibre cloth back into its original neat flat package after cutting off the piece you needed?)

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Friday Morning…

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Today, all the snow is gone, and we’re back to rain.
But warnings have been issued for more snow tonight and tomorrow.

Linking to:

Friday My Town (snow is just frozen rain, right?)

Weekend Reflections

12 comments:

  1. your snow made wonderful photo opps for you. I really like your flowers on your balcony with the snow. so pretty. I am sure the flowers were not happy. you make great ghost. that ice looks like a piece of stained glass art that the artist forgot to use colors. gorgeous ice pics

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    1. Nature is really the best artist, Sandra :)

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  2. Awesome pictures, especially the pond!! It looks like glass mosaic. So lovely. You make a cute ghost for sure! I hope you got the cloth re-folded.

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    1. I'm afraid not, Ginny. I managed to banish the ghost to my basement storage room and lock it in there, though!

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  3. Oh brrrrr! We were in the 80's this week and today was 70, I'm ready for Autumn, but not yet winter.

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    1. I could say the same, but it came anyway! :)

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  4. That's a lot of snow! We haven't had any yet, although I've dreamt it had snowed already twice over the past week or so.
    Love the picture of you "under cover" :-D
    And the ice patterns... beautiful!
    First night frost from Thursday to Friday, but a little warmer again now.

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    1. Meike, I can't imagine how they manage to fold those covers into neat flat packages in the first place. I suppose they have machines to do it, but still!!! (lol)

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  5. Heavens above! And yes I have tried to do that trick with the fibre cloth. I have a large roll in the garden weighed down so that it can't escape!

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    1. Graham, good to know someone understands what it was I was up against... No way I could fit it back into the package I bought it in, so I ended up making a sort of roll of mine too, put it in a large paper carrier bag and took it down to my basement storage room. Quite possibly next time I open that door it might have swelled again and will jump out of the bag and shout booh!

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