Happy Spring! Gardening, poetry & hope.

Happy Spring! Gardening, poetry & hope.

It is now officially Spring, but I see little evidence of it having arrived. The Cove is full of ice, there is still snow around even though we haven’t had much accumulation this winter and the winds have been ferocious! Thankfully they have diminished today and I did see a crow tearing pieces of burlap from around my rose tree to build his /her nest (they both build the nest). They are very wise birds, so I will have to believe that Spring is indeed here. Continue reading “Happy Spring! Gardening, poetry & hope.”

Doctor’s Hill, Comfort Cove NL

Doctor’s Hill, Comfort Cove NL

 

Although Comfort Cove is not a hiking destination, it does have many intriguing landscapes to discover and hike. Doctor’s Hill Lookout is one of these. Doctor’s Hill is not high (61 meters, about 200 ft), nor is the trail long, it is however somewhat treacherous.

Sister dear and I  set out early one morning to climb it but could not find the trail!  After spending some time searching for a path, we decided to try and climb straight up the hill. We did manage to get nearly to the top but thought it prudent to return to safety.

 

Failed attempt to summit!
Doctor’s Hill

Defeat is not easy:)

 

 

After questioning some of the locals, we learned that one gentleman had climbed to the top on a few occasions and he was kind enough to show us where the trail originated.  So……….

 

Sister dear is in a much better frame of mind.

Later in the Fall, my husband and I climbed it.

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 A trail?

 

 

The views are worth the climb.

 

 

May you live all the days of your life.”  Jonathan Swift