I wander into the snowstorm – today!

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Blow, blow, thou winter wind.  Thou art not so unkind as Man’s ingratitude. (William Shakespeare)

Another digression from China.

This is the community where I live.  This bridge replaced a causeway, and five years after it was built, Canada Geese started to spend the winter in the river.

This is the community where I live. This bridge replaced a causeway, and five years after it was built, Canada Geese started to spend the winter in the river.

The river where they stay is next to our house.  They arrive when the rest of the river freezes up and live in the open water from the flow under the bridge.

The river where they stay is next to our house. They arrive when the rest of the river freezes up and live in the open water from the flow under the bridge.

In the photo below the tide is going out and the wind is blowing the snow across the flow.

Yesterday was the last day of hunting season so the freeze-up was a bit early for the safety of the birds.

Yesterday was the last day of hunting season so the freeze-up was a bit early for the safety of the birds.

Goose #1: remind me why we didn't go further south?  Goose #2: I've forgotten the way.

Goose #1: remind me why we didn’t go further south? Goose #2: I’ve forgotten the way.

When it snows in PEI, it usually blows too.

When it snows in PEI, it usually blows too.

Off to the mailbox...

Off to the mailbox…

Next post – back to China.

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