Monday, March 3, 2014

Dar, there's no end in sight

We received more snow this Sunday. Not spring snow. Dry powdery snow.

On Monday morning I climbed high in the sky looking for any sign of spring. It's a quest to please you, Dar.

The sun burned hot through the plane's window, yet winter won't take heed, flinch or squirm. It remains defiant, wearing its fresh white coat with pride, reflecting the sun's rays, spurning its warm embrace.
Sorry Dar. I did my best.

You shouldn't give up hope though. I am defiant too. I'm heading west where winter may be losing its grip.

If I find spring, I'll do my best to guide it east.

My Vespa sits in its stall, oblivious, wearing its shroud, in suspended animation, the soft green glow of the battery tender's status lights the only sign of life.

18 comments:

bob skoot said...

quote: " I'm heading west where winter may be losing its grip . . . "Dar:

Come on over for Saturday morning Brekkie . . . We'll save a seat for you and Motorcycle Man

bob
A weekend photographer or Riding the Wet Coast


SonjaM said...

Looks devastating… although I still miss Canada, I am currently glad that winter was a no-show in Germany.

Please say hi to Bob and the Wet coast from me.

Dar said...

Valiant try David! Bob breaky sounds very tempting!

Richard M said...

How can it possibly be less spring-like way down south in the banana belt….

David Masse said...

Ha! I knew you'd want evidence!

The banana crop has failed. The good news is all our bananas can skip the fridge and go straight into the Yonana machine.

David Masse said...

Thanks Dar. But a fail is a fail.

David Masse said...

Sonja it will be my pleasure.

David Masse said...

Bob, it's not a done deal, I'm working on it.

Plus, I have a nasty cold.... AAAACCCCHOO!!!!

VStar Lady said...

David, you've not failed ... you gone farther than most, heading all the way to the wet coast looking for spring - impressive! Enjoy your Bob's Breakfast.

David Masse said...

I'm traveling with a nasty cold. My ears are barely functioning after this morning's short haul to Toronto.

It seems like Toronto is colder than Montreal. I shudder to think what I'll find tonight in Calgary.

It could be worse. At least I'm not on foot.

bob skoot said...

David:

when in Calgary, go outside and snap a few photos for Sonja. I think she misses it there

bob
A weekend photographer or Riding the Wet Coast

David Masse said...

Dar, the strategy might be working.

The day before yesterday it was -44C in Calgary with the windchill. Last night when I got here, -27C with the windchill. This morning, -4C (-15C with windchill).

Trobairitz said...

I think if I had your winter I'd fly the coop too. Hope you find some warmer weather and signs of Spring. If you see Bobskoot, give him a hug for me. He likes hugs.

David Masse said...

You want me to go outside?

It's freaking winter here. People are flying to Alaska for a break from the cold!

David Masse said...

Brandy, I'm not surprised that he likes your hugs. If he weren't such a consummate gentleman in every sense of the word, he could be un homme fatal, assuming there is such a thing.

But I'll give him a hug anyway.

VStar Lady said...

David am truly glad to hear you are not walking. Take care of the cold ...

David Masse said...

Karen, sick as a dog. Crawled into bed at 4:00 pm fully medicated.

Hoping to wake up feeling substantially better.

Dar said...

It wasn't a fail at all. It got you thinking of anything but winter and to know that spring will be here soon. I expect to see so e West Coasty pic with you visiting a Bob :)

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