Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. ~ Bob Marley Wow, what an odd winter we're having. Below normal temperatures than above normal temperatures. Snow when we don't normally have snow. And January had 28 days of rain out of 31. Eek, that's a lot of rain. Most people think it rains all…Read more Rain Rain Go Away
"I'm not going to live by their rules anymore." ~ Phil Connors, Groundhog Day What, was that Sunday or am I reliving the same day over and over again? Hmmmm. Groundhog Day is one of our all time favorite movies. I'm not sure if it's because it reminds me of growing up in the Midwest…Read more Groundhog Day 2020
Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem. ~William Hamilton Gibson A week has passed, and all the snow around my neighborhood is gone. It's lovely when the snow is fresh and pristine, but once it's covered in car fumes it starts looking a bit sad. It's hard to…Read more Snow Day?
"Elementary, my dear Watson." ~ The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939. The snow has mostly melted. Okay, we actually still have quite a bit left, but the road conditions have cleared up enough to travel into work. Commuting sure does cut down on my knitting and snuggling time. Snow or no snow Friday night typically…Read more Friday Night Heist
Winter is not a season, it's a celebration. ~ Anamika Mishra Yet again, the British Hubby and I are housebound with the kitties. There is rain in the forecast which means at some point it is going to warm up. For now, I was able to see a stunning sunrise. The view from the front…Read more Snow Day: The Third
When snow falls, nature listens. There is something about snow that quiets the entire world. The morning commute conditions were actually worse than yesterday's. Not surprising since it's about 10 degrees colder than yesterday. Eek, it's cold! Today's view looks pretty similar to yesterday's. Does it look any colder? The view out the front window…Read more Snow Day: The Second
When it snows you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels. It's the first snow day of 2020. It's rare my house has snow in January. Yes, it's winter and it's cold, but normally the snow level stays at a higher elevation. Traditionally, we've not been house bound until February, but an arctic storm…Read more Snow Day: The First