New Year’s

New Year's Eve. Another cool, wet stretch, the ground saturated, water standing here and there. This morning's wan sun has disappeared behind thick cloud. Dark will fall early. Christmas has passed and we await Christmas. As I have aged I have become more aligned with the traditional Christmas date of January 6th, Epiphany. Last year … Continue reading New Year’s

December Snow

A snowy day. Earlier the snow had essentially stopped and the sun had come out. Now the clouds have lowered and we are receiving intermittent bursts of moderate snow. The feeders are covered in birds. Here on the South Coast cold, snowy days are usually followed by thaws, so the snow cannot be expected to … Continue reading December Snow