We spent most of the weekend implementing a multi step plan to tame our garden. It’s a battle every year but this year we’re determined to win.




Oh, my poor magnolia blossoms. You are usually open and lovely at this time of year but instead, you are tightly cocooned, protecting yourself from MORE snow yesterday. When will this cold end?

So Much For Spring

Apparently, the groundhog was right about seeing his shadow (and there being six more weeks of winter). Here’s a shot outside our front door on Thursday:

Life On Van Island | 2017

And here’s what it looked like yesterday:

 Life On Van Island | 2017    Life On Van Island | 2017

Life On Van Island | 2017     Life On Van Island | 2017