Spring Melt Begins

The picture below is taken from ‘the top’ of the barn yard. You can just see the top of a fence post in the foreground. And just the corner of the picnic table is visible, emerging from the bottom of a mountain of snow.

It is interesting to be able to walk over the barn yard! There is just so much snow. How long will this melt take? What are the repercussions of so much snow? And when will fields be dry enough for the farmers to get farming? Conservation Authorities tell the Globe and Mail that there is 5 inches of water stored on average in the snow. Let’s just hope that it does not melt too quickly, even though most of us are really looking forward to pulling out our lawnmowers and getting gardening again.

Kahlua and I looking at the amount of snow
Kahlua and I looking at all the snow, floating 4 feet above the ground!

Published by Kaytlyn Creutzberg, BSc, NSch, MA

#SayItLikeItIs: Kaytlyn writes not only about applying a spiritual care therapeutic model to farming, but also how collective cultural narratives impact the choices we make that result in a pervasive "don't care" attitudinal construct towards Earth and Her landscapes. (formerly Gayl)

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