Monthly Archives: March 2008

Day 64

The back of our house at twilight.  It doesn’t get dark until 8pm now, and it’s getting later and later every day.

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Day 63

Gavin and Weston played with a stick on our walk today.  It was really warm and, since yesterday was the start of British Summer Time (clocks forward), it was still bright out at dinner time.  I hope spring is here for good.

Day 62

We walked down to the river this morning and fed the birds in the lagoon. I think this swan may have lost its mate. Or maybe this is the male and female is stuck sitting on a nest in the reeds. I hope so, because I think swans mate for life and it would be sad to think he’s alone forever now.

Day 61

There’s a rainbow in the sky.  We get a lot of rainbows here.

Day 60

Don’t the clouds look pretty?

Day 59

Michelle takes some really cool close-up photos of everyday things.  Here’s my attempt.  Not nearly as cool.   But what the photo is of is pretty exciting.  My mother got me a subscription to Cooking Light magazine.  I love that magazine because it always has great recipes in it.  I think the “Light” part of the name is a bit of a misnomer because they just aim to have recipes that will fit into meals to meet the current dietary recommendations.  So it’s mostly normal food, not diet food.  I already made the curry-spiced sweet potatoes.  Mmmmm.

Day 58

Yet another sign of spring. Does anyone know if bees take a little time between becoming bees and being able to fly properly? We have one or two each day that seem grounded in our lawn – I was wondering if they’re “newborns”.