Taylors in Finland

The Grand Adventure

Mary Ann's Fulbright Exchange to Oulu, Finland
August 2001 - June 2002

Photo Album

Perttunen House, Oulunsalo
Through the Seasons



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The Perttunen house during the ten months of our stay.


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24 September 2001 (2688)
The view through August and September.

02 October 2001 (2766)
Tree starting to show fall colors.

07 October 2001 (2827)
More fall - the bushes are changing as well.

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11 October 2001 (2858)
Tree has changed completely.

15 October 2001 (2981)
Tree has shed most of its leaves.

18 October 2001 (3063)
Tree has shed, and I've raked, all of its leaves.

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08 November 2001 (3145)
Snow!! Everything is white and cold.

12 November 2001 (3178)
Winter's first attempt disappeared into slick ice.

14 November 2001 (3180)
Winter's back and so is the shoveling.

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11 December 2001 (1998)

28 December 2001 (2054)

01 January 2002 (2259)

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12 January 2002 (2325)
We are getting a warm streak and everything is melting then turning to ice.

21 January 2002 (2483) The snow is back.

26 January 2002 (2553)
More snow and the wind has cleared some snow off the roof (so more for me to shovel!).

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15 February 2002 (2804)

17 February 2002 (2884)

7 March 2002 (3068)

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29 March 2002 (3458)

12 April 2002 (3838)

18 April 2002 (3946)
It is snowing again! (And I have already mailed my gloves back to the States.)

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30 April 2002 (4525)
Snow is gone, grass is turning green and the trees are just beginning to bud.

6 May 2002 (4886)
Sky is bluer, grass is greener, buds are bigger but not out yet. They keep tempting us, "tomorrow, maybe ..."

13 May 2002 (4976)
Photo was taken at 2200, 25 minutes before sunset.. Leaves are beginning to show but we are having a dry spring so the signs of winter linger.


Last Update 2004 09 23

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