Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Thaw

Last week at one point it was -15 degrees.  This week +65 today.  The old, rotten ice on the creek is beginning to die and give up it's bitter hold.  The creek has already cut a channel through the ice, there are big cracks coming from the bank.  It won't be long. People are coming out of their houses and chopping ice, digging out their barbecue grills.  Winter is losing it's icy grip.  We will have cold.  We will have bitter cold. But winter is dying.                                   Diane

8 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Even in Manitoba,winter is slowly losing its grip.Although I do believe we are in for at least another good blizzard.The mild temperatures of the last few days have been most welcome.
Ruth

Denise said...

YEAH!!!!!!!!!! It was 73 here today.. I was OUTSIDE!!!!! OMG.... Enjoy the hope of Spring my friend.

Pondside said...

Hooray!.....can you smell the earth yet?

Laurie said...

I hope you're right Diane, I really can't wait to enjoy the outdoors again. I have noticed the birds singing a little more lately, which is a good sign!

Jayne said...

68 here yesterday and wonderful! It's the best part of this time of the year... the anticipation. :c)

Heidi said...

Share some of that warmth Diane....we could use a little.

I love the other side of your card I am saving that for another reveal more exposure to your talent. Amanda and you are so talented are all of your daughters talented?

Zuzu said...

Yay!!! The chicadees are back and we saw a squirrel yesterday. :)

So I think you are right - winter is losing it's icy grip!!!

Hugs,
Zuzu

Relyn said...

Isn't this the weirdest weather?