A balmy January 31st.
It's 12 Celsius (52 Fahrenheit) today with rain and very strong southerly winds. I think temperature records might be broken.
You can see by my photo above that our driveway is bare and will be frozen solid in 12 hours time when the temperature drops again.
Poor Frosty has melted down to a blob.
His head fell off yesterday and his torso last evening.
Those are his arms laying there.
He lasted over a month though and survived the first January thaw a couple of weeks ago. Then the deep freeze kept him pretty solid until yesterday.
This storm is part of a large system that has brought rain and tornadoes in the southern US, freezing rain and high winds to parts of Ontario and Quebec and heavy rain and wind to the Maritimes.
I can see the rain blowing in drifts sideways out the window.
I'm glad it's not snowing as it would be a blizzard.
Can you see the rain?
Rain on the dining room window distorts the view.
A great day to stay in and read a book and drink tea and pack.
Yes, I must pack for our trip to Alberta on Saturday.
We leave at 4:00 am for the airport so today and tomorrow are the only days I have to do laundry and pack and clean the house.
Yes. must. clean. the house.
I like to come home to a clean house don't you?
That's what's happening today.
One more post tomorrow then I'll be off here for a couple of days.
I hope you are well and staying safe from any bad weather in your area.