My View 2012 (February)

By: PeaceRiverBP , 12:15 AM GMT on February 01, 2012

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Here are a few days from January:

January 1st, 2012, approximately 8am. 39 degrees



January 15th, 9am, 14 degrees



February 1st,7am, 42 degrees



February 2nd, 8am, 38 degrees



February 3rd, 8am, 29 degrees



February 4th, 2012, 8:30am, 30 degrees



February 5th, 2012, 8am, 30 degrees



February 6th, 7:15am, 31 degrees



February 7th, 8:30am, 39 degrees



February 8th, 7am, 23 degrees



February 9th, 9am, 34 degrees



February 10th, 7am, 21 degrees



February 11th, 9am, 33 degrees



February 12th, 8:45am, 23 degrees



February 13th, 7:45am, 23 degrees



February 14th, 7:30am, 23 degrees



February 15th, 8am, 40 degrees



February 16th, 8:30am, 40 degrees



February 17th, 8:30am, 39 degrees



February 18th, 7am, 33 degrees



February 19th, 7:45am, 33 degrees



February 20th, 7:30am, 32 degrees



February 21st, 8:15am, 29 degrees



February 22nd, 7am, 40 degrees



February 23rd, 7:30am, 45 degrees



February 24th, 7:30am, 34 degrees



February 25th, 8:30am, 40 degrees



February 26th, 8:45am, 32 degrees



February 27th,6:45am, 19 degrees



February 28th, 8:00am, 40 degrees



February 29th, 7am, 26 degrees









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63. Ylee
2:44 PM GMT on March 01, 2012


White rabbits to you, Peace! We have a cat that also likes to be let out; at 5:30 AM! She meows and jumps against the bedroom door, letting us know it's her time to go!

Have a good day!
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62. Proserpina
2:21 PM GMT on March 01, 2012
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61. sandiquiz
8:52 AM GMT on March 01, 2012


Wishing you "white rabbits, white rabbits, white rabbits and a very happy month of March"
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60. PeaceRiverBP
2:42 AM GMT on March 01, 2012
Sandi; It's very seldom that I'm not awake by 7am or earlier.... even if I wanted to sleep in, Sammy still needs to get out and I can't keep him waiting! Ooh! Green by mid-March! How nice!

BriarCraft; I love making soups, too; they're great for using veggies from the garden, too. I used up the last of my garden carrots in this last batch.... just down to green beans, wax beans, snow peas and onions now. (Plus a snip of basil that I'm rooting!)

I think that most of the green that everyone is seeing is just the white pines, which are very common around here and bring a lot of green to the landscape in the off-season. Our trees leaf out rather late compared to most of the rest of the Country; I don't get over the bridge often but I've heard people say that they visit the mainland and see leaves on trees weeks before we see them on ours. We usually start to see green leaves in May and most trees will be fully leafed out by the 4th of July.

Linda; Thanks so much for giving us your business and passing on our link to your friends! We carry rare, out-of-print, antique and unusual books, so we're a good option if you can't find a book locally.

I've noticed that gas and a lot of other things have taken a big jump in price, too. UGH. I don't think I'll ever get to retire, either.... I'm afraid that's going to be a thing of the past for most people. I'm keeping the pantry full - always have, anyways - it's better than having money in the bank for when times get tough.
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59. shoreacres
1:39 AM GMT on March 01, 2012
Beth ~ I'm tickled to death that you had the book in stock. From now on, every time I want to buy something, I'll check with you first. I don't buy that many books, but many of the ones I want are out of print. I sent Rose's link to a couple of other book nuts I know - they're both in New York, so they might enjoy ordering from closer to home.

Spring is officially here - I had to come home this afternoon and change into shorts and a tee. It hit 81 degrees, and it's humid as can be. I hope it doesn't get too hot too fast, though. I just got my electricity bill from last month, and it was equivalent to what it usually is in August. Everyone is grumping about the gas pump price, but fuel costs are going to be hitting utilities, too. And groceries are going sky high. So far, I've got plenty of work, but my dreams of retiring are kaput. Instead, I have to begin rebuilding the business - replacing customers who have decided to sell boats to cut personal costs. Sigh. There's a lot of free-floating anxiety out there, for sure.

But - I bought a book and bought it from your establishment. We've done our part for the day, re: keeping the economy going!
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58. BriarCraft
12:48 AM GMT on March 01, 2012
I see you made a big pot of chicken vegetable soup. Sounds yummy! I love a big pot of soup. And if you get tired of the soup before it's gone, you can thicken the broth with some cornstarch and turn the leftover soup into chicken a la king or chicken pot pie. I also like to freeze single portions of soup in zip-lock bags.

I know you say the greenth is just moss and pine needles, but it sure does look like some of the trees closest to the water have something more than that. Just wishful thinking, I guess.
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57. sandiquiz
4:46 PM GMT on February 29, 2012
You were up early this morning.... a 7am shot:) lol
I keep checking to see if you have any green showing on your trees.... i have blossom beginning to show, which will drop and then the leaves will come, so I think I will have "greenth" by the mid of March:)
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56. PeaceRiverBP
4:23 PM GMT on February 28, 2012
Hi Linda; I'll look for your book and let you know... thanks for thinking of us!

The article is interesting; thanks for bringing it to my attention. That whole scene is kinda scary.
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55. shoreacres
1:55 AM GMT on February 28, 2012
Beth, I've been trying to find a copy of this book. It's going to have to come from an independent bookseller anyhow, so I thought I'd see if you have it in stock at work. If it's there, I'd rather give your shop the business. Well - wait... you know what I mean!

ADD: you may be interested in this, too.

Organic Elite Surrenders to Monsanto
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54. PeaceRiverBP
8:39 PM GMT on February 26, 2012
Bill; MY next door neighbor/landlady has lots of bird feeders and those are some of her squirrel baffles. If I were to pan to the right, you'd see a long line of more elaborate baffles and then the bird feeders, followed by more squirrel baffles. Those squirrels aren't getting any free snacks from her,, unless the birds drop some feed on the ground! :-)
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53. MissNadia
8:21 PM GMT on February 26, 2012
What is the orange/white cable like thing in the bottom center of your pictures?
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52. PeaceRiverBP
8:19 PM GMT on February 26, 2012
Linda; It's not your imagination; it's moss on the trees or pine needles on the white pines. :-) We're a loooong ways off from getting any actual leaves, yet.

Are you working on a cemetery project now?

The gumbo sounds great! I made about a gallon of chicken/vegetable soup last weekend that will last me about a month! It's wonderful for these cold, blustery days.

I'll look forward to seeing that link when you get a chance to post it. :-)
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51. shoreacres
4:36 PM GMT on February 26, 2012
Morning, Beth,

Is it my imagination, or is that a little haze of green starting to show up on the trees? You know how it is at first - if you look straight on you can't see it, but if you look off to the side a bit, it's like it shows up.

It's just beautiful here this morning, clear but cold. If it stays sunny, and I get my chores done, I'd like to run down to Galveston to take some photos in one of the cemeteries there. We'll see. The good news is that I have some gumbo in the fridge, so I don't need to worry about what's for supper for about four days!

Enjoy your own day - oh! and I have a link to bring you, about books, but I'll do that later.
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50. PeaceRiverBP
2:24 PM GMT on February 24, 2012
Numberwise; I'm so glad that you're enjoying the view of the day; it was a very gray one, today, alternating between rain and snow. Yes, they are oak leaves- some of the leaves that are close to the ground haven't blown away yet.

The new job is great! We love going through boxes of books, bought in lots, and discovering what literary wonders are waiting inside! Our latest cool find was a 1859 copy of "Story of a Marriage: An Autobiography of a Married Woman" written by "No Girlhood", but the author calls herself Bernenice DeThou Grayson in the book. I read the online version at home- very interesting! The actual book is a beautifully embossed silk-covered volume- a real work of art you don't see any more.

Thanks for the empathy; I know that many others have walked in my shoes before me and although this was not the path I thought I'd be on one year ago, I'm happy with my life at present and know I'm much better off, as unpleasant and heartbreaking as the discoveries were about my ex-husband. I'm a firm believer in Karma and that one day his lies and deceptions will come back to bit him in the you-know-where.

Sandi; I look back on the days when my children were still at home and wonder how I ever worked over-time every day and kept a house and raised a family! I just hope that I can look forward to being retired some day!

I love the photo of the tulip greens! How beautiful! :-)
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49. sandiquiz
9:35 AM GMT on February 24, 2012
Wow Beth - no wonder you are shattered!

I am so glad I am retired - I really have no idea how I fitted everything in when I did work!
We have daffodils sprouting, and their buds filling out - the crocus and primulas are flowering and even the tulips are up about six inches!



Taken less than an hour ago:)
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48. NumberWise
4:08 AM GMT on February 24, 2012
Hi, Beth. A few quick comments --

I'm enjoying your daily photos. Are those oak leaves that glow in the foreground of many of the pics?

Your job sounds wonderful! I'll look forward to more details as you choose to post them.

My daffodils have just started poking through the ground here in central NY. I remember one year I was in a panic because we got several inches of sleet and freezing rain just as the crocuses had blossomed. Well, those little purple flowers just stood there, encased in ice, for a few days. When the ice went away, the others bloomed, and all was well.

I've "been there - done that", so you have my sympathies as you struggle to build your life and all that goes with it. Despite the difficulties, I felt that my 50s were some of the best years of my life. Keep on keepin' on!
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47. PeaceRiverBP
1:33 AM GMT on February 24, 2012
Linda; I'm so glad that you managed to sell one of the stoles! :-) And I'm sure the new owner is very pleased, too!

I'm not doing well at keeping up online, either, but I must say that you're doing a much better job than I am. I've just been straight out lately and it seems as though I'm perpetually pooped, but I'm glad to be busy and getting on with my new life. I'm loving the new job and I also just started cleaning a couple of houses one day a week.... but that's only for a few months until a friend returns from her winter in Florida and she can go back to cleaning for these people, again. (And I still have the other part-time job, too! Phew!)

It must be wonderful to see the first blooms of spring! My daffodil greens are several inches above the ground, but they usually don't flower until late April/early May around here, so it will be a while yet.

I liked the woods photo in #19, too; the ice on the pond looked almost black and the stillness and contrasting snow made the scene look so peaceful.... quintessential winter in New England! :-)
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46. shoreacres
1:31 PM GMT on February 22, 2012
Morning, Beth,

Thanks for stopping by wp! I just left you a comment there, but decided to come over here to mention that one of those coats is gone! I took it to a consignment shop, and poof! It went right out the door. I got an easy $150 for it, which means they sold it for $300. That's just fine by me - I can guarantee you I wasn't going to be wearing that stole ever in my life. It wasn't mom's anyway, except in the sense that my aunt left it to her. I never saw her wear it either!

It's foggy here this morning. As soon as it lifts enough to drive I'll be on my way - but at least I've got a little catch-up time this morning. It's getting a tiny bit difficult to keep up with both blogs - I need to be better about that. ;)

I saw some Indian Hawthorne yesterday that is beginning to flower, and there are dandelions all around. I do believe spring is on the way! I must say, though, I love that photo of the woods in snow in #19. That's one of the best of the series - nothing against Sammy, but I do love snow-covered woods!
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45. PeaceRiverBP
1:05 PM GMT on February 22, 2012
Sandi; Good morning! Thanks for stopping in! Hope you have a wonderful day! :-)
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44. sandiquiz
8:08 AM GMT on February 22, 2012
Hi Beth - Just leaving a quick comment when I called by to see your view:)
lol

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43. PeaceRiverBP
2:03 AM GMT on February 22, 2012
BriarCraft; I don't watch TV, so I hadn't heard any official news about the strandings, but they've been happening on a regular basis since before recorded history. Indians and early settlers looked upon the strandings as a welcome event because it meant that they could feast on the meat and would have plenty of fat to render for grease and oil. If I remember correctly, for a time, people avidly watched for animals that might end up standing themselves and there were some tense scenes as people argued about who "owned" the carcasses. Also, they eventually dictated that for every whale that beached itself, a certain amount of the oil had to go to the church/minister. Isn't it funny how things change?!
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42. BriarCraft
6:32 PM GMT on February 21, 2012
RE #36: What you say about the strandings makes much more sense. I know the "news" is more info-tainment these days and they like to sensationalize everything, so when I saw the story about dolphin strandings on Cape Cod, I wondered. To believe the evening news, this is something unique and disastrous. To listen to a native of the area, it's something that happens every year. There might be more than usual this year, but it still is a yearly event. That makes it disturbing, but not disastrous. Big difference. Thanks for shedding some light.
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41. PeaceRiverBP
2:16 PM GMT on February 20, 2012
Good morning, Linda; I suspect you're right in that some people are just a train wreck waiting to happen. Especially when there's drugs and alcohol involved.... which is probably why more people stand themselves than do dolphins or whales.

I'm really glad to hear that you've finally received a good rainfall! Woo-hoo!

What sort of changes are in the works at Word Press? I hadn't heard anything about it and haven't even had a chance to update my blog over there since late January. My new job has rearranged my schedule so my playtime on the computer has been minimal.

Hope you had a wonderful weekend and enjoy a good week to come!

Sandi; It's nice to know that you stop in! :-) I'm seeing more changes in my view as the sun rises earlier and earlier and it'll be nice to start seeing some green around April and some leaves on the trees in May or June.... maybe even earlier if this mild winter rolls into a mild spring!

I did have a lovely weekend with my 9 year old granddaughter, thanks, and I hope that yours was truly special as well! Have a great week!
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40. sandiquiz
5:07 PM GMT on February 19, 2012
Hi Beth,
I love coming by to check your daily view, even if I don't always leave a comment.

It is amazing how the colours change depending on the time and temperature... but soon it will change again when Spring brings forth the greenness of the leaves.

Hope you are having a lovely weekend :)
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39. shoreacres
3:48 PM GMT on February 19, 2012
Morning, Beth,

I thought about you when I read about the strandings, too - wondered where they were in relationship to you. I had a strange thought about it all, given Whitney Houston's funeral this weekend and such. Sometimes people strand themselves, too - we just don't recognize it for what it is.

We had a couple of inches of rain yesterday, and last night the front finally came through. It's windy and cold this morning (well, relatively cold, anyway) and THIS is the day I'm going to get organized. Can you see me smiling?

I think the writing gods just gave me a gift. I've been fussing all weekend about rumors swirling around wordpress about truly radical changes there that would make posting my kind of blog untenable. None of it may come to fruition, but I can be a fussbudget. Well, and I like to be prepared. Probably the best answer would be to move from wordpress.com to wordpress.org, which means self-hosting. That's fine - lots of people do it - but you have to know what you're doing. Always a problem. I've been lazy about learning backend stuff because there's been no need.

Anyway, I was thinking about how many people who volunteer on the wordpress forums make money by setting up self-hosted blogs for people. I suddenly wondered if there was someone in the area who might do that. I found a couple of companies - so at least I have a place to start with questions, should the need arise.

I went over to blogger and took a look at things there, but it sure is confusing to set up a template the way I want it. Some people say that's the nature of Blogger. I suspect it's the nature of me!

Have a good day - I'm going to enjoy my coffee and bluejays for a bit longer, and then get after it.

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38. PeaceRiverBP
3:14 PM GMT on February 19, 2012
Gamma; I agree, Mother Nature is very wise but she can be cruel at times.

Hope you are enjoying a lovely weekend!
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37. seflagamma
4:55 PM GMT on February 18, 2012
Good morning Beth!

Happy Saturday to you... yes I sort of agree with what you said, sometimes these wild animals do things without any specific causes... natural selection is a very natual way of maintaining future health and growth.

Love your view for today!
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36. PeaceRiverBP
3:48 PM GMT on February 18, 2012
Bill; Silly dogs!

BriarCraft; No, I haven't gone to look at the standings- which are a somewhat common occurrence here. There are a lot of different theories as to why dolphins, pilot whales and other whales stand here; some think that they just get lost and then are confused at being trapped by the hook-shaped peninsula, others say it's natural selection and just nature's way of weeding out the dumb ones and there are other more complicated theories that stretch science and the imagination but who knows? All we do know is that it's been going on since before white men arrived on these shores and will probably continue to happen indefinitely. But, still sad to see. :-(
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35. BriarCraft
6:46 PM GMT on February 17, 2012
The evening news has carried a couple of stories about beached dolphins on the inland side of the Cape from you. Have you gone over there to see for yourself and/or heard anything about why it might be happening?
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34. MissNadia
2:05 PM GMT on February 17, 2012
Quoting PeaceRiverBP:
Bill; I'm sorry to hear that the geese are moving in! Can you borrow a big dog or two to chase them off?


The neighborhood dogs don't chase them !!!!
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33. PeaceRiverBP
4:16 PM GMT on February 16, 2012
Bill; I'm sorry to hear that the geese are moving in! Can you borrow a big dog or two to chase them off?
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32. MissNadia
2:26 PM GMT on February 15, 2012
Quoting PeaceRiverBP:
Bill; Happy V Day! I do love Maine but I don't think I'll be moving there just so Sammy can play in the snow. :-) Are you still under siege with the geese? Hope you had a wonderful Valentines's Day, ! :-)

About 40 of the geese flew in at sunrise for breakfast and are still here !!!
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31. PeaceRiverBP
2:17 PM GMT on February 15, 2012
Bill; Happy V Day! I do love Maine but I don't think I'll be moving there just so Sammy can play in the snow. :-) Are you still under siege with the geese?

Linda; Thanks for the very cute Valentine! Hope you had a wonderful Valentines's Day, too!

BriarCraft; Aw! Thanks for stopping by! :-)
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30. BriarCraft
6:46 PM GMT on February 14, 2012
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29. shoreacres
3:02 PM GMT on February 14, 2012
I don't have any woofs to send, so I'll send some purrs, instead! Happy Valentine's Day!

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28. MissNadia
2:59 PM GMT on February 14, 2012
Beth, you are going to have to move up to Maine so Sammy will have more snow to play in !
Happy V day!
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27. PeaceRiverBP
2:57 PM GMT on February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day!

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26. PeaceRiverBP
1:53 PM GMT on February 13, 2012
Photos from yesterday:







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25. PeaceRiverBP
2:18 AM GMT on February 13, 2012
Gamma; I think that most of New England received snow, so I'd imagine that Betsey did, too. It's supposed to be down in the mid-teens tonight, so our snow will be around for a bit longer! You're so right about Sammy; he had more fun playing in the snow today. After tossing the Frisbee a few times he couldn't be bothered to chase it any more and just sat down and ate mouth-fulls of snow.

Sandi; Thanks! I love the hyacinth, too; their perfume is absolutely intoxicating! Yes, it's been chilly but the temps are supposed to warm up (at least a little!) soon. I hope you had a pleasant weekend as well.

Pros; I love that frozen pond shot, too. The ponds around here are all woodland ponds with no easy access, so it's hard to get close-up shots, but this one really shows the unique colors of the ice on that cold, snowy day!

Janetlee; Happy birthday to the grand-daughters and congrats to the one who got engaged! Yes, my daughter's b-day party was a success and we all had a wonderful time!

Karen; Those hyacinth have opened up even more since I took that photo and they are gorgeous now!

Thanks for your comments about the photos. We've got snow at least for now; often, even when it's extremely cold, the snow doesn't last because it blows away. Especially here in Chatham, on the elbow of Cape Cod where we're surrounded by ocean on two sides, the winds roar off the Atlantic and anything as insubstantial as snow doesn't stand a chance.

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24. SBKaren
6:15 PM GMT on February 12, 2012
You've got snow! I love the picture with they hyacinth in the photo - such a contrast! Looks like Sammy is enjoying the snow!
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23. janetlee
6:13 PM GMT on February 12, 2012
I love all your snow photos, its hard to pick a favorite. One thing I know for sure ~~ I'm happy its in your yard and not mine ;p
I hope your birthday dinner party went well.
We have a couple of b'days in our family today, our twin granddaughters are 19. One got an engagement ring last night for her b'day!
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22. Proserpina
11:16 AM GMT on February 12, 2012
I love the last photo above (#19), the doggie is beautiful too!

Still enjoying the view blog!
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21. sandiquiz
8:15 PM GMT on February 11, 2012
I love your latest photos, especially the hyacinth in the window and the snow white encrusted trees!

Hope you are having a great weekend, and not too chilly!

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20. seflagamma
7:32 PM GMT on February 11, 2012
Hello Beth,

Just saw on FB y our snowy photos!

had to come see them here!!! What a difference a day makes.

I just messaged Betsey to see if they are getting snow in Wellsely Hills...

Love the photos...Sammy loves snow!
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19. PeaceRiverBP
7:19 PM GMT on February 11, 2012
More new photos take from our daily hike in the woods:



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18. PeaceRiverBP
5:08 PM GMT on February 11, 2012
Some more photos from this morning:

A pot of hyacinth on the windowsill as the snow falls in the background. The scent is so sweet!


The birds appear to be very hungry; they must sense that it's supposed to snow all day and big winds are due to arrive this afternoon.





The photo above shows the bird feeder from a distance. The entrance to my garden is behind it.






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17. PeaceRiverBP
4:58 PM GMT on February 11, 2012
Linda; Yes, you're right, I was at work yesterday! I was able to bring home a book about sea life that my boss suggested my grandchildren might like... with the added plus that it came from the personal library of Martha Graham! I'm glad you're getting some rain. It's snowing here with about an 1" on the ground and more to come. Not too much more, I hope, because I'm hosting a dinner party for my oldest daughter's 30th birthday this evening.... but luckily most of my family has 4-wheel drive vehicles! I love your idea about stacked book end-tables, I've done the same thing with boxes!

Bug; The temptation is HUGE, believe me! But, I love the job and they have an enormous amount of work, so there really isn't time to give in to reading.

Sandi; I love this view! So beautiful! It must be very pretty when it's green, too. Thanks for thinking of me! <3

Karen; Congrats on the AC! This is a great shot; I love the way the sun is coming through the pilings under the pier and the shadows it casts across the sand; good job!

It's nice to know that I'm surrounded by so many kindred spirits when it comes to books!
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16. SBKaren
10:12 PM GMT on February 10, 2012
I love the variety in your photos too.

What a dream job! I relate that to the time I ran a Stars and Stripes bookstore when we lived in Germany. I would just take a book off the shelf, read, and return! LOL

It wasn't a terribly busy book store. It was located in the basement where my hubby worked, along side the cafeteria, dry cleaners and small PX type store (think along the lines of a drug store). We were all small, I think my bookstore was the size of a small bedroom, but I LOVED that job!

Here's what we experienced yesterday. I actually loaded it up to WU and received an AC! This is the first time I think it was deserved. I've received 3 and one of the other two I don't get at all, the 2nd one I do get, but this one deserved it if I say so myself!

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15. sandiquiz
9:22 PM GMT on February 10, 2012
I thought of you this morning Beth... I decided to take a photo of my view out of the bedroom window, down the woodland walk behind my house. It was covered in snow, and looked so pretty:)



Hope you have a wonderful weekend planned:)
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14. palmettobug53
6:08 PM GMT on February 10, 2012
I dunno if I'd wind up getting much work done. I'd be in a corner, with my nose in one of those books.
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13. shoreacres
3:28 PM GMT on February 10, 2012
Good morning, Beth,

You're at work today, I think - I'm not because it's raining! Hooray! We've had a half-inch so far, and I'm hoping that we'll have much more, since it's raining steadily and it looks like it will keep up for a couple more hours, anyhow.

I'm really enjoying your photos - even though there isn't remarkable change each day, the different light is fun to watch. And one of these days, the new growth will start to appear.

Aren't you just in heaven, with that "reject pile" to paw through? Don't forget: you always can pile books up into a nice, rectangular stack about the dimensions of an end table, throw a cloth over them and use them as an end table if you're short on storage space. ;)
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I've many passions but two of them are reading & camping, so naturally my camper's name is Parnassus for Christopher Morely's "Parnassus on Wheels".

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