Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Another day in paradise...

I never get sick of winter days like THIS one!

Bright blue sky & snow covered branches...
The Sun playing "Hide & Go Seek" in the forest...

Icicles hanging from the eves...

&

Mother Nature, in all of her glory...
She can be a rather destructive gal...but then we all know that. We have all lived her vengeance at one time or another!
This willow bush is living it NOW!!

The damage here is left as a reminder of her visit on June 9, 2008
She brought with her a solid foot of snow that day, leaving us with more clean-up that you can imagine!
"But you chose to live in the Yukon"... I've heard it said many times...Yes, I did. I continue to do so! BUT seriously folks...JUNE??
Not even WE expect THAT up here!

With the girls, the cabin renovations & the dogs, there hasn't been much time given to the clean-up effort...well...until now! Buried under buckets of snow & withstanding toe-curling cold, Sean & I ventured out with the twins last weekend to get a start!

After an hour the chainsaw pull cord snapped! Even IT wasn't happy with the temperatures!


Regardless, we still managed to get a good number of trees down & off into the brush & the girls slept through the whole while.

As much as it is hard work to cut & clear...it is fun work! I love being outside with Sean doing this kind of thing...
It's team work & he is the one I chose to be a team with !!

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Meanwhile, back at the cabin, William tends the home fires as he patiently awaits our return...



to our cozy cabin in the woods
:)

PS: It's snowing ... AGAIN !

3 comments:

Judy said...

Hey Heather
Awesome pics, but I am just too much of a wuss(?) to survive the cold & such long winter months!! You go girl!!

Heather (aka Mum) said...

But never too much of a "wuss" to visit right????? The sleep cabin is waiting for you Judy!!!!!

Matt, Kara and Hunter said...

Great pictures! The trees look so nice with the frost on them.