Category Archives: River Ramblings

Winter in the Valley

  Life along the Delaware River & canal slows to such a lovely pace in the Winter months. We find ourselves settling into a pattern of tea by the fire, a nice blanket & watching the light fade into dark. With such short days, we maximize the daylight with long walks along the canal, and […]

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High & Dry

We are high & dry, as usual. The area looks good, we have had a few road closures. The real problem was flash flooding on small creeks & streams. Some areas received over 4 inches of rain in an hour! Power is back on & our phones are working! We have a couple of spots […]

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Miss Mira surveying from her perch

Sweet Mira, our 13 year old girl. She loves squirrels, other dogs & a croissant ends. It has been so hot that we have had very short walks on the towpath. This afternoon the heat wave broke with a big downpour. After the storm she did not want to go out. Yes, she is a […]

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Tulips and Daffodils

We have been spending the off season redoing & repainting. Room 5 got a new look and a new floor. It looks so fresh & welcoming. With last week’s 70 degree temperatures, we had all the fountains running. We turned them off this weekend as it dropped below freezing. At least 6 of our goldfish […]

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Spring is Just Around the Corner

Well, maybe it is 2 months away… Right now the canal is frozen & ice skating is so much fun. The mergansers are fishing in the river, I wonder what they find when they dive down into that chilly water? Their white & black bodies stand out against the grey water.

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