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Top five signs it's spring in Prince George

The PG Shih Tzu
The PG Shih Tzu

Spring is here! You can tell because it snows in the morning, melts in the afternoon and it stays bright outside til after six now! Mike’s top five other signs it’s spring in Prince George!

#6. 3cm of snow on the ground this morning. :/

Mike’s top five signs it’s spring in Prince George!

#5. Pothole dodging has transformed 5th Ave into BC’s longest automobile slalom course (a demonstration sport at the Canada Winter Games in 2015?).

#4. Six months of Shih Tzu nuggets in the backyard, even more overpowering than that smell coming from the mill.

#3. Hockey is done. Just waiting for spring hockey to start before hockey school gets underway.

#2. You go to Canadian Tire looking for a snow blower and all you see is patio furniture and lawn mowers.

#1. Probably only three or four major snow storms left before June!

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Top five signs there has been too much rain lately

Too much rain? Maybe. There are some signs…

#5. I saw a bunch of animals starting to line up 2 by 2.

#4. Over whelming urge to watch Waterworld — and take notes.

#3. Two Rivers Art Gallery is now the Three Rivers Art Gallery.

#2. Just approved by the Water Safety Board, you may now use Alan Bristowe’s head as a flotation device.

#1. Instead of your driver’s license, when the police pull you over they ask for your Pleasure Craft Operators Card!

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Top five ways to tell the mosquitoes are back

The mosquitoes are back. You sure could tell. How? Mike’s top five ways to tell the mosquitoes are back.

#5. People slapping themselves silly.

#4. At the soccer fields, the smell of deep woods off actually stronger than the smell of french fries.

#3. People bringing their shitzus everywhere they go, just for bait.

#2. Something about sucking the last drop of joy from our over taxed, weathered carcases…

#1. The crows are complaining about how annoying they are!

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What does May mean in Prince George

Here are Mike’s top five things that May means in Prince George.

#5. May snow, may not snow (‘course that’s June and July too!).

#5a. Tire switch over from studded winter to studded mud.

#4. Radio announcers switch to seasonally correct: black dress socks and sandals!

#3. We’ve been out of it long enough – we’re now technically closer to next Cougar season, than the last Cougar season.

#2. Resuming the debate about weather there should be soccer in August or not.

#1. The arrival of the four horsemen of the spring-ocalypse, mosquitoes, ants, allergies and dandelions!

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Top five things I enjoy about Spring Cleaning

Mike’s top five things I enjoy about Spring Cleaning.

#5. After a long day of spring cleaning, there’s nothing quite like spring BBQ ribs and a refreshing spring beer while watching spring Hockey Night in Canada.

#4. Putting all the snow shovels away. (Though not so far away that you can’t get to them if you need them without climbing over the big plastic pool stuck in the back of the shed.)

#3. Using all the frozen poops in the back yard to build one of those Lincoln log homes.

#2. Finally finding the extension cord I needed back in November when I was hanging the Christmas lights.

#1. Finding bonus jelly beans between the couch cushions!

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Mike's top five things that May means in Prince George

Saturday will be May 1st. Here are Mike’s top five things that May means in Prince George.
#5. May snow, may not snow (‘course that’s June and July too!).
#5a. Tire switch over from studded winter to studded mud.
#4. Radio announcers switch to seasonally correct: black dress socks and sandals!
#3. We’ve been out of it long enough – we’re now technically closer to next Cougar season, than the last Cougar season.
#2. Resuming the debate about weather there should be soccer in August or not.
#1. The arrival of the four horsemen of the spring-ocalypse, mosquitoes, ants, allergies and dandelions!

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