Woods Country Cove

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Misty's Surgery With This & That

Hello , It has been a busy time for Papa, Miggs and I since my last post .

Misty has had surgery to remove a few lumps and bumps that were causing a bit of havoc for her and for us and she is doing well , the stitches look worse then it is but she has bounced back so well , she will be a bit sore for a while but she will be getting her stitches out next Friday then she will be able to roll and frolic in the grass again and get her grooms that she loves with out any problems anymore .
I have some photos of Misty with her stitches .
                                Just a WARNING to some that this may bother you .

  Misty acts as though she doesn't even have them in at all so it is healing nicely and  it is not hurting her any more other being a bit sore ,  however we give her pain meds when she needs them which hasn't been very often now as she hasn't shown any pain or that she needs them either she is also on  antibiotics so these help a lot  ,  Three times a day I am putting a  damp cool cloth and cold compress on her shoulder suture and then polysporin on and around the suture  as it has bruised a bit more now then her back ones as she moves her neck  more  and she has to be taken outside to do her business whilst on leash and can not go for walks till the stitches have been removed . She is quite the trooper and a brave girl and when these stitches come out next Friday we can get back to our routine walks and playing in the yard . WOOHOO !

Talking about the yard , things are blooming in the gardens nicely now and I cant believe it is the last full week of April already .

The Robins are busy making nests as are all the other birds in the yard and lots of fighting and other stuff they do is going on lol .

                     I have been seeing a lot of the smaller butterfly's like this on below .

A Pearl Crescent on the side of the house warming itself in the sun , also lots of  Painted lady's and Eastern Comma's  . These are the first butterfly's of the season that emerge here .

All our trees and bushes buds are very close to bursting and blooming to . Our grass is thick and green and needs to be cut this weekend if it doesn't rain . We have had lots of both sunshine and rain the temps have been pleasant and all is coming along nicely .

                                                               Until next time

                                    Country Gal


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Rainy Days


 Just a small post today .

We have had quite a few rainy days on and off and it has been helping with the gardens as the spring flowers are growing more and more each day  and the grass is a very green and growing to , soon we will have to start cutting our grass . I don't mind rainy days this time of year  cause it makes me happy to know that

         And of course more birdies 😃 Hope you all are having spring in your neck of the woods.

                                           We also would like to wish you all a                         
                                                           Happy Easter

                                                            Until Next Time

                                 Country Gal

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

In Our Part Of The Valley With This & That


I cant believe how lovely our spring has been so far . After the first of the month when we got that dusting of snow it has been fantastic . The sun has been shining and the temps have been warm and we have had lots of busyness out side slowly getting the yard and gardens prepared .

The sky's have been soo clear and blue and sometimes having my favorite clouds floating above.

I took these scenery pics whilst Miggs and I were on our walk earlier this morning .

In this pic above , our Country Cove is tucked in behind those trees and cedar hedges , You can see that huge tree on the right of the photo , that is our 150+ year old Manitoba Maple , the one some of you may see from the other side with all my bird feeders by and where I happily watch and get to photograph all our wonderful birdies .

This amazing field is half beside us and behind us as it stretches way down to the river with in our valley and it is steps away from our County Cove  . We are soo blessed to live in such a pretty area and have wonderful wildlife about also we are on the migration path for birds and butterfly's .

Our valley is wide spread as is our village with  in it , we all have large lots and properties and pretty land all about .

Our birdies have been busy  building nests and fighting for territory , I need traffic lights for them in our yard as I have almost been run over by a few numerous times lol !

But in this shot above it was early evening and this Robin was napping on our butterfly garden from his/her busy day .

                      Whilst this Robin above is scoping out the yard watching the others .

The Redwing black birds have been busy feasting as well as nesting . This guy took advantage of the quiet under the feeders .

We have plenty of spring flowers making their way through the grounds reaching for the sunshine .

 Miggs has been loving  starting each early morning as the sun rises and ending each day in the evenings as the sun sets on her swing watching  over the yard .

                                                 Hope spring has sprung where you are .

                                                               Until next time  .

                                      Country Gal



Wednesday, April 3, 2019

My Favorite Kind Of Clouds

I love clouds that look like puffy white cotton balls floating in the blue sky and sun shining on them  they almost have a 3D affect as they pop out at you .

                                    Did you know these clouds are called Cumulus clouds .

 Cumulus  clouds are clouds which have flat bases and are often described as "puffy", "cotton-like" or "fluffy" in appearance. Their name derives from the Latin cumulo-, meaning heap or pile  Cumulus clouds are low-level clouds, generally less than 2,000 m (6,600 ft) in altitude unless they are the more vertical cumulus congestus form. Cumulus clouds may appear by themselves, in lines, or in clusters.

 Cumulus clouds are often precursors of other types of clouds, such as cumulonimbus, when influenced by weather factors such as instability, moisture, and temperature gradient. Normally, cumulus clouds produce little or no precipitation, but they can grow into the precipitation-bearing congestus or cumulonimbus clouds. Cumulus clouds can be formed from water vapor, super cooled water droplets, or ice crystals, depending upon the ambient temperature. They come in many distinct subforms, and generally cool the earth by reflecting the incoming solar radiation. Cumulus clouds are part of the larger category of free-convective cumuliform clouds, which include cumulonimbus clouds.

                             I find these kind of clouds fascinating to watch and photograph .

                                                                       Until next time

                                       Country Gal