As of December 31, Montreal had recieved 150 cm of snow (not counting New Years day's 17 cm), as opposed to the 50 cm of snow we usually have at this time of year. And this concludes our weather report except...
Seeing as unlike Pop and Geewits I don't live in sunny climes, they had a couple of special requests:
Pop wanted a snowman
Geewits wanted "cottage in winter pics"
So, without further ado, here is my first picture post (of my very own, 21st century digital pics - how proud are y'all of me? This opens whole new - and for you possible frightening - horizons)
The drive in...
Ze cottage and the miraculous disappearing staircase up to it. The staircase, it was gone. Disappeared. Unseeable. Unknowable. Sorta like God I suppose.
The view from the balcony
And some of the lovely birdies:
A male Pine Grosbeak
More of them stuffing their faces
A Blue Jay
By the way, the expression "to eat like a bird" is really not accurate. I go through 40 lbs of seed every three weeks, and I'm only there weekends. The things just never ever stop...