February Twilight.

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After the sunset.

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Gettind dark, amazing blue is turning gray.

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More snow than in ten years.

Saturday January 19, shopping.

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At noon was -!5°C/ 5°F when I noticed we have to go to buy groceries. So I made a list what we need.

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Cat food, bird seeds, something for us.

Then clothes, it is COLD.

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I am ready.

It was cloudy, not much light and the photos are taken mostly in the car with a phone.

The first stop was on our village, for oat seeds for birds. They had no seeds and they had thrown their Christmas tree out.

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It looks sad.

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At 13.50 o´clock driving to the nearest town, 14 km or 8,6 miles.

The second stop is for cat food. We are now in a town called Ikaalinen.

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Our malls are small, and like always in our photos, no human beings.

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My hubby looking for treats for Kosmo the Great, 17,63 pounds, 8 kilos.

The third stop is for birds and for us.

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As I told, no human beings or anything else moving. Birds seeds and rye bread, butter, sauerkraut, potatoes, cookies, and smoked fish.

The fourth stop is very well-known almost around the world.

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More than one car here. We bought salad dressing, apples, carrots, yoghurt, coffee, frozen fish ,ice cream, more fish, cream, cheese, cream crackers, crisp bread, chocolate, candies, spaghetti, tofu, sugar, feta cheese, red onions, cabbage, peanuts, tuna in tomato sauce…

Now we are ready to drive home. It is getting dark. In wintertime here is a blue moment before dark. It is now about 16.00 o´clock.

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Our village and the blue moment.

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Christmas is still here.

At home.

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Hubby carrying all the bags in, seeds and peanuts for birds 15 kilos, 33 pounds.







The weather is unpredictable.

The temperature changed from – 30° C/ -22°F to 0°C/ 32°F  in Northern parts of Finland. Cranky weather has been very typical here during last months. On Tuesday we had the most beautiful, cold and sunny day. On Wednesday morning it was raining/ snowing and the whole world was dirty gray. Here is below two views from our kitchen window. Quite a difference!

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Where is the spring?

It has been snowing and raining for days, the temperature is below 0°C,  32°F at nights. Yesterday evening we saw a hedgehog walking in the snow and we gave it cat food. This hedgehodg has slept the wintertime in it´s house in our yard. Today snow melted away in the afternoon, but this night will be cold again. Our spring is soon one month late.

Today by the lake Kyrösjärvi.

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Lumi on kadonnut. Snow has disappeared.

This photo is taken today at noon and the photo below almost in a same place 11.11.2016, a week ago. It started rain yesterday morning and it still continues. All the snow has disappered.


Yläpuolella oleva kuva on otettu tänään. Alla oleva kuva viikko sitten melkein samassa kohdassa. Eilen aamulla alkanut sade jatkuu edelleen. Kaikki lumi on sulanut.


Grass is green like in summertime. Ruoho vihertää kuin kesällä.