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Hello visitors. On my blog I'm talking about my books, but also about what I'm currently working on and, maybe, some other stuff. Browse through my posts and don't forget to check out my older posts in the archives. If you are interested in my books, please, visit my website Fictitious Tales for more information and a few excerpts. You'll find more excerpts in my old website Herbert's World. Also, take a look at my second blog Herbert Grosshans, where I talk about fun-stuff and things that concern me.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Something is wrong

What is wrong with this picture?

Nothing really, not with the picture, except this was taken out of my window today. It is May, not December. There should be no snow.
This is something the weather people didn’t forecast. Sure, we live in Manitoba, but even here it should be warmer at this time of year. I want to plant my garden in a couple of weeks. The summer is short enough as it is. Sometimes we get snow in October and it stays.
I’ve worked hard in my yard last week, getting it ready for the summer. A managed to rake all the dead grass and take it to the dump. I had a whole van full of it. It’s always a grueling job but it is done. My joints ache. Actually, this snow is not bad because as it melts it will soak into the ground. We do need the moisture. My yard is ready for the next step, which is putting on fertilizer and weed killer. Those dandelions will make an appearance soon enough.
In my spare time, I worked a bit more on my novel ‘Epsilon’. I don’t know yet where I’m going with it but some ideas are beginning to take shape. I’m busy writing some of the background, which has been hinted at in my short story ‘Outpost Epsilon’, soon to be published.
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