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Celebrating Winter


After all of the politicking and game-playing in Durban last week at the U.N. climate negotiations while both the suffering of poorer nations and the scientific evidence were ignored in favour of the status quo, I think it’s time to remember and celebrate what we do have. At the same time, I am reminded of what’s at stake in this battle between corporate interests and our children’s future.  Here’s what winter looks like in my part of the world these days:

This year the freeze-up of the lake has been unusually smooth, and there has been uncharacteristically little snow so far. This means that the whole lake is a skating rink:

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 2011/12/12 9:47 am

    Aren’t we lucky to live in such a wonderful place?

  2. 2011/12/12 5:27 pm

    Yes, indeed!

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