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March 2, 2014

cattails on the edge of the Sauble protrude through the snow

A subtle irony this weekend. For the two summers I’ve been here I’ve been saying I must get a boat of some sort to get out on the Sauble River. I would never have imagined the first “voyage” would be on its frozen surface in March! Some pictures from today’s snowshoe…

With virtually no thaws this winter, the snow accumulation around the farm has been enormous..

with virtually no thaws this winter, the snow accumulation around the farm has been enormous

looking back to the farm from the centre of the river

looking back to the farm from the centre of the river

passing snowmobiles earlier in the day cut an "upstream"path

passing snowmobiles earlier in the day cut an “upstream” path

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late afternoon sun filters through the branches of a bank side ash

wind-shaped snow formations resemble a sandy beach

wind-shaped snow formations resemble summer sand

the bridge on the return trip; the river snow and ice is so high you have to duck your head as you walk underneath!

the bridge on the return trip; the river snow and ice is so high you have to duck your head as you walk underneath

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