Friday, October 30, 2009


The heat from the stove is slowly rising from the kitchen up to the upper floor, firmly pushing the chillness of the day away out through the ventilation. On the tv the latest commercial for yet another Christmas concert is shown again and the heat makes me a bit sleepy.


The sun going down bwhind the trees makes it looks like there were a forestfire :-)
The sun might still be up, but that´s hard to see with all the dark clouds filling the sky. So there will be no moon or starshine this night, most lilky no mist either. I like mist, on the weekends. All other days it can stay away. Especially when it is freezing on the road too, but it´s sure much more exting to drive to work those mornings :-)





Today, after work, while I was away to Falk√∂ping to buy even more fire logs I also bought dog collars that flash in the dark. Only old Erna has had a collar before, so there were no problems putting one on her. But the two brothers were quite suspicious about getting something around their neck that wasn´t a leash. But after wearing them a short time they sort of looked proud having them on. But perhaps I´m wrong and it was a look of anxiety instead :-) But from this day I can finally see where they are during our dark evening walks.


Well it´s time for a pot of tea and those left over gingerbreads I have downstairs. I better put some more fire logs in the stove too. When that is done it´s SciFi friday on Tv six. I just love watching Eureka :-)
Have a great day now!

Despite snow, frost and icy cold days the violettes still are in bloom.

6 comments:

jaz@octoberfarm said...

that's why i love violets. no matter what the weather they always look perky and happy. it is a good idea that you got the collars for the boys! we are having one final warm day here and then a cold front comes in tonight. i have been watching scary movies that are playing on tv for halloween. now it will be time to get ready for thanksgiving. just the thought of having to pack away all the halloween stuff is rather daunting! enjoy your gingerbread christer! joyce

Zoey and Me said...

The sun going down over those trees looks like lights on somebody's house. How strange. And you really posted some WOW pictures today Christer. I love them all and favor the last one as I thought we would never see some blossoms again in Sweden till next Spring. How cool is that? Thanks.

The cottage by the Cranelake said...

Hi Joyce!
Yes, violettes are perfect flowers. Almost the first to bloom and always the last to give up.

Perhaps the good thing not to celebrate Halloween is that I don´t have to pack away any thinga after it :-) :-) Thanks giving is an only american custom I belive.
The gingerbread was great :-)
Have a great day now!
Christer.

The cottage by the Cranelake said...

Hi Z&M!
Light can really play a trick with ones eyes :-) I´m glad You liked the pictures today!

I was a bit surprised to see the violettes flower after the snow and those really cold nights. They are fantastic little flowers!
Have a great day now!
Christer.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

These little purple flowers look like what we call "Johnny Jump Ups" here. So pretty! So many fantastic pictures..and they just get better and better!!

The cottage by the Cranelake said...

Hi Mona!
I looked it up on Google and it is what You call "Johnny jump ups"!
Thank You!
Have a great day now!
Christer.