What starts as rain in town may become hail, sleet, or snow at over 10,000' where I live.
I had more than that tiny patch of blue in the sky when I began working in the yard. Storms move quickly over the mountain ranges and temperatures drop rapidly. It went from 61 to 42 degrees in about an hour.
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I was gone for a few days, and in that time, the porcupine came calling.
Since bears have already been sighted in the neighborhood, I wear this bell when I'm gardening or hiking.
Yes, I've heard the joke about bears and bells. I've also had close encounters - I take any precautions I can.
This isn't pretty! It's my back garden after the snow has finally melted off it. Somehow, the perennials are green and growing from the instant the snow is gone. However, it will take a lot of work in the next few days,
so that in a few weeks I have this....
and can enjoy this!
For now, I have a fire in the fireplace. I think I'll pour a glass of wine. Tomorrow is another day...
Meanwhile, I hope you visit some other skies by clicking the Sky Watch link in the sidebar.
Our daughter made a decision to stop smoking. She started her abstinence on May 22. We're hoping that her strong will and considerable determination help her achieve success. Meanwhile, her son, Jean-Philippe, is having a ball during a trip to FL last month.
Good Luck, Corey!
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