Around noon yesterday, the predicted snow storm arrived. We have been very fortunate this winter in that this was our first major accumulation and it’s almost the middle of January. Up until now we have had a few light dustings but yesterday’s storm was a gentle reminder that this is Canada and the “S” word is always lurking around the next corner at this time of year. On the plus side, the temperature is around 30 F which is indicative of Nova Scotia’s moderate climate…at least where we live by the ocean.
Knowing that we were going to be house bound for the rest of the day, we went into town early in the morning to pick up some groceries and a few things that I needed to finished my hooked purse. I worked on it yesterday afternoon and finished it this morning.
It’s not perfect and considering that it was a learning experience, I’m pleased with the way it turned out. Of course if I had to make another one, there are things that I would do differently. Kathy was a tremendous teacher and I’m looking forward to taking her finishing a rug class at the end of the month. Now I just have to work hard at completing my rug so that I have something to finish in class. *wink*
We didn’t get as much snow or high winds as was predicted. Mr. Painted Quilt was out at 6:30 this morning clearing the walks and circular driveway.
It’s huge…just ask him.
Admiring his work…
And Mac is sitting patiently at the kitchen door waiting to go out and help.
Everything looks so clean and pristine under a fresh blanket of snow.
And to the right of the workshop, one of the barns…
And the view of the Annapolis Basin across the way…brrrrrr.
While Mr. Painted Quilt was outside shovelling, I stayed indoors and stripped the wallpaper from the inside back wall of the built in china cupboard and gave it a good cleaning. I’m going to allow it to dry overnight and start the painting tomorrow. Slowly but surely…
P.S. One last thing…a note to Debra and Pat regarding your email advising me of the broken link to my FFF #15. The link is now fixed. Thanks for letting me know. However, you both came up as “no-reply” bloggers which meant that I had no way to contact you to tell you this. *sigh* Here’s hoping that you read this and not think that I didn’t take the time to reply to you.