Ponderings Category

16 , April

APRIL 16 2014

SO FAR…. THIS HAS BEEN A VERY BUSY WEEK…. I HAVE HAD A NUMBER OF APPOINTMENTS BOTH MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL….. AS WELL…. I AM BUSY PREPARING TO PREACH AND TEACH ABOUT COMMUNION ON GOOD FRIDAY….. WE WILL BE PARTAKING OF THE FOUR CUPS OF THE PASSOVER RATHER THAN JUST THE THIRD CUP THAT IS USUALLY […]

14 , April

APRIL 15 2014

SPRING HAS SPRUNG THE GRASS IS RIS…… I KNOW WHERE THE BIRDIES IS……  WE HAVE SPOTTED SEVERAL BIRDS THAT HAVE ARRIVED FOR THE SUMMER……. A PAIR OF FLICKER (WOOD PECKER) …. CALIFORNIA QUAIL…… DOVES…… PIGEONS….. ROBINS…. SPARROWS….. STELLAR BLUE JAYS AND WILD CANNERIES ARE A FEW OF WHAT WE HAVE SEEN…..  I SHOULD ALSO MENTION […]

14 , April

APRIL 14 2014

THIS LADY WITH THE BIG SMILE IS A PUNJABI FIELD WORKER WHO LIVES HERE YEAR ROUND….. SHE WAS VERY FRIENDLY AND WAS HAPPY TO HAVE HER PICTURE TAKEN….. THE MIGRANT FARM WORKERS FOR THE MOST PART ARE FROM MEXICO…. THE LOCAL ORCHARDISTS AND VINEYARDS FLY EACH WORKER FROM MEXICO TO WORK HERE FOR THE SPRING, […]

11 , April

APRIL 11 2014

YES…. YOU GUESSED IT….. THIS PICTURE SHOWS A WEEPING WILLOW JUST LOADED WITH POLLEN THINGY’S….. NOT TO MENTION THE NEW WEEPING WILLOW LEAVES THAT BURST FREE FROM THEIR BUDS… THIS PICTURE WAS SHOT AT A VERY HIGH SPEED TO FREEZE THE FRAME AS IT WAS VERY WINDY AND THE BRANCHES WERE SWAYING TO BEAT THE […]

10 , April

APRIL 10 2014

YES…. IT IS SPRING….. THE BUGS ARE OUT…. AND MORE AND MORE FLOWERS AND BUSHES ARE BURSTING OUT EVERY DAY…… THE FLOWERS INCLUDED TODAY ARE WILD VIOLETS….. OUR NEIGHBOURS GRASS IS FULL OF THEM…. THE HONEY BEES ARE ENJOYING THEM WHILE THEY WAIT FOR THE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF FRUIT TREES TO BURST INTO BLOOM…..

9 , April

APRIL 9 2014

WHO ARE THESE HANDSOME DUDES……? I ENJOYED A HEALTHY DAY SO JONATHAN AND I WENT FOR A NOON DAY DRIVE….. IT SURE WAS GOOD TO GET OUT AND ENJOY A COUPLE OF HOURS OF FRESH AIR AND SUN……  THIS IS A GREAT TIME OF YEAR….. THE TREES ARE IN BUD AND THE LEAVES ARE POPPING […]

8 , April

APRIL 8 2014

TALK ABOUT A BUSY LIFE…… IT SEEMS WE NEED 30 HOUR DAYS AND 9 DAY WEEKS…… WE ARE STILL ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF DENISA’S LABOURS….. WE ARE TRYING TO SPREAD OUT THE HOME PRESERVES UNTIL THIS COMING YEARS HARVEST IS READY TO PICK….. AS TODAY IS EXTREMELY BUSY I HAVE RUN OUT OF TIME FOR […]

7 , April

APRIL 7 2014

THE RHUBARB IS GROWING LIKE A BAD WEED…… THE STRAWBERRIES SHOULD BE OUT AND READY TO PICK IN ABOUT THREE WEEKS OR SO…… I CAN ALMOST TASTE IT…. FRESH BAKED STRAWBERRY/RHUBARB PIE…… YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY I’VE GOT LOVE IN MY TUMMY….. ISN’T SPRING IN KEREMEOS WONDERFUL……

4 , April

APRIL 4 2014

WE WERE DOWN TO THE STATES ON TUESDAY AND COULDN’T RESIST SOME INCREDIBLE “T BONE” STEAK ON SALE FOR A MERE $4.99 PER POUND….. HERE IN CANADA IT IS AROUND $13.00 PER POUND IF NOT MORE….. WE HAVEN’T HAD “T BONE” STEAKS FOR YEARS….. WHAT A TREAT…. MIA, OUR PET YORKIE HAD A HAIR CUT […]

3 , April

APRIL 3 2014

IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE ANOTHER MONTH BEFORE SPRING ARRIVES IN CALGARY…. SO OUR SON AND HIS WONDERFUL WIFE ARE STILL BUSY WITH  “INSIDE THE HOUSE STUFF”…..  PICTURED IS OUR 2 YEAR OLD GRANDSON DANIEL MAKING A HEARTY POT OF SOUP FOR DINNER….. IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY YOU CAN SEE THAT HE HAD TO […]