for (blogging) love!
I wanted to get outside
to take a picture for you …
I met with a “little resistance”
So I reached around the door,
and even though I was buffetted by howling winds and blowing snow,
I still managed to capture this shot for you.
Yes, there are drifts to the windows …
I took the next picture through the kitchen window
There is a road out there that you can normally see. But there is absolutely nothing on it – not even our plows – they have been off the roads since 6 am this morning.
However, little things like whiteouts and blizzard conditions mean nothing to Sophie, the Wonderdog!
Lily and Jack are snug inside the barn and wouldn’t dream of venturing out.
I’m of the same opinion.
It’s a good day for cozy fires, a mug of cocoa and a book.
Speaking of which – here are my LM Montgomery choices for for the Lucy Maud Montgomery Reading Challenge
The Story Girl and The Golden Road – the books which inspired the “Road To Avonlea” series.
I was so tempted to re-read one of my old favourites like The Blue Castle or Anne of Ingleside or Jane of Lantern Hill. But I have them almost memorized. I may have read The Story Girl and The Golden Road but it was in the far distant past and I can’t remember the story.
If you’d like to join in the fun, pop over to Carrie’s at Reading to Know and sign up with your choice of Montgomery books.
And now, I am going to snuggle down in front of the fire, sip my cocoa (of course with marshmallows on top) and begin …
by L M Montgomery
“I DO like a road, because you can be always wondering what is at the end of it.”
The Story Girl said that once upon a time. Felix and I, on the May morning when we left Toronto for Prince Edward Island, had not then heard her say it, and, indeed, were but barely aware of the existence of such a person as the Story Girl…”
Happy first day of 2009!