Hazy Shade of Winter.

 We had our first real blast of snow yesterday. Flurries were predicted but we got a bit more than that!
I snapped this photo of a nuthatch just as the snow was starting.
 Poor goldfinch! For such tiny birds they always seem to be out in snowstorms.
 My flower pots definitely are done. I will dump them all out today or tomorrow.
This morning dawned bright and sunny with many birds at the feeders.
 The handyman Dan showed up at 7:45 and got right to work tearing out the drywall in the garage.
With the cooler weather I always want to do lots of baking. I found a new recipe for a Banana Date loaf that I wanted to try. It smells heavenly! We have to wait until it cools a bit to try it.
Take care and have a great day.
Added at 10:30 a.m.... My cousin Elizabeth lost her battle with cancer last night. She passed away surrounded by family. Elizabeth was 38 years old.


  1. Mmmm, I ought to be your taste-tester. :-)

    So glad the handyman showed up and work is progressing! Yay!

    BTW, we didn't get that snow! We had a few short-lived flurries in the air at one point, but that was all. I'd better not come back to any white stuff on the ground. :-p

    Oh, I love the sunlight on the grass in your morning photo. The pic has a lovely glow to it!

    Take care, have a great day.

    1. I will save a piece for you Kim!
      Good for you that you didn't get any snow.
      Take care.

  2. Interesting photos and seems things are progressing nicely. Greetings to you!

  3. How dreadful, so young as well, thoughts with you from over the pond xx

  4. So sorry to hear about Elizabeth. So young. My prayers are with you and your family.
    We just had the flurries which didn't amount to anything. It was turned cold though, but sunny.

    1. Thanks Karen for your kind words.
      Glad you didn't get much snow.

  5. I'm just seeing your added note about Elizabeth and am so sorry she lost her struggle. You know I'm sending Light, the boys are sending purrs, to all her family and friends. (((Hugs)))

  6. love the photos of the birds!! We had 8 inches of snow here in Michigan...glad you didn't have that much!

  7. oh my I am so deeply, deeply sorry.....I just saw your comment too....I am so sorry (((hugs)))

  8. I'm sorry your cousin lost her battle with cancer. I'm glad her family was with her when she passed away.


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