December 1, 2019 – Always remember that just because there is snow, it doesn’t mean trails are OPEN.
Trails in the north aren’t on roads. Wawa Lake is the D Trail. Lakes and swamps need to freeze. Bridges need to be made. Trails need to be brushed and cleared of fallen trees. The trails need a good “SAFE” Base.
Volunteers work hard trying to prep the trails for the Season. It’s very early. And do everyone a favour and don’t ask silly questions like, “Will the Trails be open for the Christmas Break?” No one knows. Groomer Break-Downs, Warm-ups, snow conditions… No one has a Crystal Ball. Just watch the OFSC Trail map, and when the trails start turning green, then it’s time to Ride! 😃😃
LOL!! Smudge went Riding!! 🤣
I can’t take a photo of the Snow Gauge without our pet, Bobby, landing in the tree, waiting for his peanut.
So I combined his pic and today’s snow gauge pic in the GIMP program. 😀
Meet Peetie! He’s a cartoon Character that I created. He’s the narrator of a book that I’m working on, “My Friends In Wawa”. I made his face in the shape of a ❤️
Old Drawing programs became obsolete, so now I’m learning how to work with GIMP. I find it a fun challenge, and am making progress. I was able to put a date on today’s photo. (Yay! LOL!) I laughed hard yesterday when I read a comment on a GIMP video that said, “Gimp is a great program for anyone that wants to spend all day learning how to create a box.”
We received another 6 inches of snow (at least), and I will be spending the day shovelling decks and roofs. The Highway is Closed. I’m now dreaming of a Caribbean vacation with friends in February!
Nov 6 – I opened the window early this morning and Bob & Eric came to greet me. Bob wants his peanut and Eric is telling me his food dish is empty.
When I first stacked the Snow Gauge, in the early years, 2003 – 2008, our restaurant was open, and I had a lot of different cases to choose from.
But now? John drinks Blue, and I drink Coors Light, so this is whatcha get. 🍻
November 4th was an exciting day – Not only did I stack the Snow Gauge, but we had a late visitor 😲 A Juvenile Rose Breasted Grosbeak.
Carter Dorscht, our Algoma Area Bird Expert, says, “This would represent the latest ever record of Rose-breasted Grosbeak in the Algoma District. eBird shows a record for October 21. Nice find!”