The Foggy Day

The Foggy Day   Throughout the recent snowstorms, and a full day of heavy rain, Mama Chipmunk’s littlest grandchild had stayed indoors, ensconced in her grandmother’s reading chair with a pile of fairytale books.   But when the morning after all the rain...

The Halfway Point

The Halfway Point   Another dreary, gray day in the garden. During a lull at her tea shop, Rabbit stepped outside.   Despite the chill in the air, and a multitude of swirling snowflakes, she could sense movement and growth in the mud beneath her paws.  ...

The Thaw, part 2

The Thaw, part 2   Mama Chipmunk was still worried about the depth of the snow and was keeping her grandchildren indoors so they wouldn’t get lost.   But as the weather started to warm up, and the little chipmunks galloped around the house — again — crashing...

The Thaw, part 1

The Thaw, part 1   After the previous warm-ish afternoon, and several intervals of sunshine, the thick layer of snow finally started to melt, and the garden began its return to a more familiar shape.   Once the birds realized what was happening, it didn’t...

The Snowy Walk

The Snowy Walk   Just after lunch, the sun peeked out from behind piles of gray clouds, setting the snowy landscape alight with icy sparkles.   Over the course of the morning it had warmed up a just bit, compared with the day before, and Old Possum was...