Springs, shoots and leaves.


Recent History: April 6, 2010, 700 Block Windermere Road, Olde Walkerville photo. e. weeks

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, southern Ontario is supposed to get a dry, hot summer. (See for yourself: http://www.almanac.com/weather/longrange/region/ca/3#)

I say, bring it on! Enough already!

Tomorrow is April 6, 2011. There is a nary a green leaf to be seen on Windsor’s trees. But wouldja look at this photo from last April 6th! I can hardly believe it. To add insult to injury, we even had snow flurries today!

Could be worse, of course. If you haven’t read “Walking barefoot, uphill, in a snowstorm.” on this blog which is about historic snowstorms in Windsor in April and May, check it out.

Lots of shoots in the gardens at least, and fortunately, the forecast calls for warmer weather this weekend so I’m sure our treetops will be wearing their canopy of green very soon.

Can’t wait.

Advertisements

About Elaine Weeks

How history was taught in my day: memorize lots of boring dates and facts, watch corny old black & white history films. There was one bright spot, however. Grade 9 history at Walkerville Collegiate with Miss Falls (Georgina) when she taught a section on local history and took us on a field trip to explore some of Windsor's built heritage. Due to a peculiar series of events, celebrating local history became part of my business. My company, (partner is Chris Edwards,) Walkerville Publishing Inc., launched "The Walkerville Times" in 1999, which in due course became "The Times Magazine". Our goal was to make history real. I am a writer, editor, blogger, photographer, mother, wife, sister, activist, traveller, gardener, knitter, masters track & field competitor (when I have time), glass is nearly full person.
This entry was posted in People, Walkerville, Windsor Now and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s