On a rock … near Stonehurst, Nova Scotia. We paddled our trusty canoe out of Blue Rocks till we found this perfect picnic spot.
A bumble bee and a plum blossom – the perfect partnership!
WPC – Partners
This scene is part of my morning commute. This beautiful Lunenburg Dory greets me in the morning and again in the afternoon.
Now, I am not a morning person. Slow to rise, and constantly underestimating the time it takes to get out the door generally makes for a rushed, and frazzled drive to work. I have always been that way.
When I see scenes like this one, where the water is calmand the morning light is perfect, I regret not having the time for a photo. No time to stop.
But on this particular morning (last Wednesday) I couldn’t resist. I could not. I pulled over, hauled out my phone, quickly snapped the shot, then rushed off. Not a second to spare to check the photo.
Later, however, when I caught my breath, I was glad I stole the moment. Maybe, tomorrow I’ll get up a bit earlier 😉 .
WPC – spare
It’s a little difficult to believe. For me, anyway. But here we are … Looking the end of May in the eye. I’m just not quite sure how that happened so quickly. The garden has been busy! It seems to have gone from dormant, winter mode into full-on spring/summer growing season within days! Okay, maybe weeks.
Let’s take a quick walk around and see what has been happening this month:
The asparagus looks like it’s dancing! I covered the early sprouts with a cloche to protect them from pillaging chickens. And it worked! This meager offering is my best asparagus crop. Ever. But don’t they look funny?
A family friend refers to this time of year – when the choke cherry trees blossom, the maple buds swell, and the tender young leaves start to emerge; when the landscape looks frothy – as “The May”. A lovely, and promising description.
But! Enough of this! There is work to be done…
The Earthworm plows the whole world with his tunnels, drains and aerates the earth …If you ever buy any land, be sure it has plenty of Earthworms toiling and moiling all day so that you can sit down and relax. – Will Cuppy
Taken with my iPhone 6. Click here to see more iphriday pics.
Driving home from the city, after a lovely dinner with Son #2, we stopped at a service station for a carton of milk and the weekend newspaper (planning a long breakfast). This was the view from the parking lot. Breathtakingly peaceful Mahone Bay. At dusk. In half light.
WPC – Half Light