What Spring Looks Like in Alberta

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What spring in Alberta looks like on April 14th,9 am..


the backyard during spring time when snow falls


…11 am…

backyard with snow started covering it

..1 pm…

backyard partially covered with snow

and finally, 7 pm.

the backyard almost covered with snow

Any questions on why I still live here?

I accept pity donations of all types, chocolate and baked goods top the list of most appreciated. Because that is what my backyard STILL looks like.

Happy Sledding Day Saturday!


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Karlynn Johnston

I’m a busy mom of two, wife & cookbook author who loves creating fast, fresh meals for my little family on the Canadian prairies. Karlynn Facts: I'm allergic to broccoli. I've never met a cocktail that I didn't like. I would rather burn down my house than clean it. Most of all, I love helping YOU get dinner ready because there's nothing more important than connecting with our loved ones around the dinner table!

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  1. Mindy says

    I know. You love it almost as much as it loves you.

    So awesome. You almost look sane.

  2. Mindy says

    You live here because I live here and you can’t stand the thought of being away from me.

    Is that photo of you and the “magpie family” new? I haven’t seen it before and I love it.

    • Karlynn says

      True and I can’t stand the thought of leaving my place of employment either 😉

      Beckie shot that picture Christmas ’09, it’s one of my favorites.

  3. Michaela says

    Just think how much more hot cocoa you can enjoy, though!

    • Karlynn says

      True, true, that IS a happy way to look at it. I can console myself with that thought.

      However that means you can’t possibly live here, am I correct? 🙂 And if you do live here, you are a much cheerier person than I am!

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