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Watching the Ice Melt is a Canadian Pastime of Spring

watching the ice melt is a canadian pastime of spring
A seat in the sun as winter comes to an end.

Who is ready for spring? This was not the harshest of winters to live through however it did feel like the longest due to the pandemic. We are hardy people and have gotten through it – yay! The Oxford English Dictionary says a pastime is “a diversion or recreation which serves to pass the time agreeably; an activity done for pleasure rather than work…”. That kind of sums up the scene here. Grab a hot chocolate, sit in the sun, and watch the ice melt.

Clarkson Cup Pre-Game Warm-up featuring Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montreal.

clarkson cup calgary inferno les canadiennes de montreal
This is Clarkson Cup pre-game warm-up for the Calgary Inferno (red jerseys) and Les Canadiennes de Montreal (white jerseys) at the Coca-Cola Coliseum in Toronto yesterday. A one game winner takes all featuring the best female hockey players in the world. Calgary went on to win the Cup with a spirited 5-2 victory in which both teams demonstrated incredible skill. The women’s game is so fluid and fast paced, making it a ton of fun to watch!

View Across Half Frozen Snow Covered Lake in Baysville

half frozen lake and snow at the baysville cottage
A look across the half frozen lake from the neighbor’s snow covered dock. Mild winter has kept the lake from completely freezing, and not a lot of snow. The tobogganing was awesome! – particularly under moonlight, however no ice skating this year.