Yesterday we had a few inches of snow on the ground. I took some early morning photos - Snowdrops and Winter Aconite poking through the snow. Today the temp is 63 degrees at 1:30 in the afternoon. I came back to the same patches of flowers and watched bees gathering nectar and pollen. The pussy willows are also fluffing out. I may cut some in a few days to bring indoors.
I had a wonderful productive day. here is my chore list...
Make coffee and egg/ham/cheese burritos for breakfast
feed and water chickens, collect eggs
tighten closes line, hang more line
wash and hang on line 3 loads laundry
drive to Walmart for more canning canning jars (2 cases pints, 1 of half pints)
WB can 10 pints green grapes
Eat cold pizza for lunch and orange juice
Bake 2 loaves of whole wheat bread
Rake part of along driveway and part of yard -
Get sons to wheelbarrow yard waste to compost pile
Trim firebush "hedge"
Take clothes from line
Make Ham/rice/veggie casserole for dinner
Fold and put away clothes ( son helps)
Process broken wax/honey. Strain and bottle
Wash dishes (other son helps)