As we move into a few cold days, the wood fire burns and all is cosy inside the icebound boat.
The frozen surroundings are harsh, but peaceful and serene.
Only the television set reminds us of the even harsher world of the “normal” citizens living their mundane and structured, system dependent lives …..
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Archived webcam image of spring of 2012 compared to today’s current:
Here are some comparison between last year’s first spring days and what we have this year, using our archived webcam images:
I’ll post for the next few days and it will be surprising how different this year is!
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This morning’s current and last night’s max / min values:
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Haven’t seen wind like this since we left Lake Ontario:
S-SW gusting to 55 knots, sustained around 30 Knots
Temperature 2° C / wind-chill -12° C