A New Route to Walk ON.

By: plapman, 3:33 PM GMT on December 03, 2016

The lines which show up at times are reflections from Venetian Blinds on my window.

To see more detail and a seven day forecast click the weather linkWeather to Access Environment Canada Weather.
A summary of todays weather on the Northern Edge for Friday DEC. 3 2016
Periods of light snow ending this morning then mainly cloudy. Wind south 30 km/h(18.6mph). Todays high will remain below freezing again at -1C(30F).
Tonight
Will be clo...

Updated: 5:44 PM GMT on December 03, 2016

A Winter Walk and Kramer's Night In the Garage

By: plapman, 3:52 PM GMT on December 02, 2016

I took Abbey for a short walk along the Northern side of our route. As I thought the snow plows had cleared snow right into the grassed in sides. There was no problem walking but the wind did make my face chilly. I had the long johns on so my legs were warm.
Poor Kramer got locked in the garage overnight. He usually put out for the night and probably found a warm place to sleep on the Queen's outdoor swing which is stored in the garage for the winter. If he spe...

Updated: 3:24 PM GMT on December 03, 2016

Short Walks, New Winter Boots and a Working Watch.

By: plapman, 3:45 PM GMT on December 01, 2016

I just took Abbey for a short walk to the store for bread and crackers for the great granddaughter.
Places where people had walked before were slippery. My new winter boots have good grip.
I downloaded an app on the Queen's phone and got my watch working again. It set it's self to the correct network time. The network time is about 3 minutes slower than my computer which updates every hour to an atomic clock.
I'm still having minor problems with the w...

Updated: 2:59 PM GMT on December 02, 2016

More Snow Forecast For The Nrthern Edge andCity Snow Clearing Practices

By: plapman, 4:00 PM GMT on November 30, 2016

I can't find it anywhere but it looks like we got about 6 inches of snow yesterday.
My short walk with Abbey satisfied her.
The city has made no attempt to clear the residential streets. They do the truck routes first and wait until the day after garbage pickup day to do the residential streets. My garbage pickup day is not until Monday. By then the streets will be hard packed and I'll get a pile of hard packed snow at the end of my driveway.
Garbage ...

Updated: 3:09 PM GMT on December 01, 2016

More Snow On The Prairie Tuesday Nov. 29 2016

By: plapman, 3:47 PM GMT on November 29, 2016

The lines which show up at times are reflections from Venetian Blinds on my window.

To see more detail and a seven day forecast click the weather linkWeather to Access Environment Canada Weather.
A summary of todays weather of todays weather on the Northern Edge.
Periods of snow. Amount 5 cm(2 inches). .
The Wind north 30 km/h(186mph) gusting to 50(31mph).
The temperature will remain steady near 0C(32F).
Tonight
Periods of...

Updated: 10:54 PM GMT on November 29, 2016

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