spring is finally coming to PEI
and I, like every other Islander, have been enjoying the outdoors.
Do you want to come along on a few of my favourite walks for our Friday Fave Five?
I thought you would …
1. Are you an early riser? If you are, you can join me for an early morning walk around the property.
I already shared this scene this week, but it’s so beautiful I’m sure you won’t mind seeing it again.
The sun rises just behind the church which is across the road from our house.
I always like to check out the new growth in my flowerbeds – like my sweet crocuses
2. How about a woodland walk next?
Let’s head down this path and check out the eagles’ nest.
I wonder if they are back this year?
Oh look …
A tiny chipmunk.
Shhhh … we’re getting closer to the old pine tree where the eagles always nest.
We don’t want to disturb them.
Look! There it is!
It’s hard to tell but I think there is an eagle in behind those twigs and branches.
I’m going to zoom in with my camera and see if I can get a closer shot.
Whoah! There it is. Talk about an eagle eye 🙂
I wonder how many eggs are in the nest?
We’ll have to come back later in the season and check it out.
3. Why don’t we head down to the beach next?
It’s such a lovely, sunny, afternoon ~ c’mon!
There’s still a tiny bit of snow and ice on the beach
but we can still take our beach chairs down and sit in the sun.
I hope you didn’t forget your winter jacket – the April wind off the strait is still a bit nippy.
Can you smell the salt air?
Hear the waves?
I don’t know anything more peaceful …
4. But a mill pond walk is also lovely.
I often go there in the evenings, just as the sun is going down.
There’s an old fishing dock that makes a good observation deck for pond life.
Ducks, eagles, hawks, trout and even the occasional muskrat or beaver.
The pond is so still and quiet – but not so quiet when I bring Sophie along.
She loves to explore and sniff and trot along the edge of the pond.
The ducks take off – they’re not happy with Sophie’s splashing in the water.
Oh look – the sun is going down
We better head home before dark.
5. Now for our final “walk”.
I’m going to take you all the way across the world to India
I have a little clip of Sarah (in red and white, with hands folded), and the team, teaching in the slum school.
Pause the music in the sidebar to listen to the “Our Father” in Hindi.
Sarah, the team, and those little ones are in my prayers daily.
Well … I think it’s time for a cup of tea, don’t you?
Hope you enjoyed our walks this week.
PS – For more Friday Faves drop over to Suzanne’s at Living to tell the Story.