Shortest Day of the Year Missed By 1 Day

By: plapman, 1:35 PM GMT on December 22, 2014

Length of Visible Light: 9h 21m
Length of Day
8h 04m
Tomorrow will be 0m 8s longer.
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From My Basement Window








The Northern Edge

By: plapman, 2:01 PM GMT on December 21, 2014

Abbey and me have taking short walks. The roads are very slippery, we have had freezing drizzle. I have attached small screws to the bottom of my winter boots, It walking better. Luckily the temps have been quite mild.
The Queen is off now until after the New Year.
The Great Granddaughter is growing doing well.
The youngest at home daughter is no longer at home. She has moved out.



Updated: 1:34 PM GMT on December 22, 2014

The New GreatGranddaughter Arrived Yesterday

By: plapman, 10:43 PM GMT on December 05, 2014

Yesterday Morning I received an early Christmas gift.
Melody was born in the morning she weighed 8lb and was 22 inches long

Winter Has Offically Arrived in Manitoba

By: plapman, 4:12 PM GMT on November 30, 2014

Blowing Snow Advisory in effect for:
•R.M. of Cartier including Elie St. Eustache and Springstein
•R.M. of Dufferin including Carman Roseisle and Homewood
•R.M. of Grey including St. Claude Elm Creek and Fannystelle
•R.M. of Headingley
•R.M. of MacDonald including Brunkild Starbuck and La Salle
•R.M. of Portage la Prairie including Portage la Prairie
•R.M. of Portage la Prairie including St. Ambroise
•R.M. of ...

Updated: 1:54 PM GMT on December 21, 2014

Still Waiting

By: plapman, 3:28 PM GMT on November 25, 2014

We're still waiting, no new babies yet.
I called AlleyOpps yesterday and had a good chat with her. She seems in good form and is patiently waiting for her operation on Wednesday.
We're expecting show flurries today but the driveway is clear as I blew the snow away yesterday.

Updated: 4:10 PM GMT on November 30, 2014

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