White Night

It snowed a bit last night, or was it the night before? One snowfall runs into the next and it’s hard to remember as the days and weeks go by. I get tired of the snow, but I never tire of it’s beauty. How can something that causes so much trouble and pain be so…

Winter 2012

It started on October 31st, 2011, but then it went away. For 3 months I have listened to my son complain about the lack of winter this year, you see for him winter means snow. As for myself, I was perfectly happy with the mild weather, not needing to shovel or dig the cars out…

Halloween 2011

Breaking News – Halloween Cancelled! I had my sign up and bowls of candy by the door, but no one came. Many people still don’t have power, hopefully they’ve found a warmer place to stay. As I drive through town I see green, yellow and orange leaves dancing in the sunlight and drifting down to…

A Strange Year

Oct. 27, 2011 – I get a call from my daughter who’s in college near Albany, NY. “Mom it’s snowing!”, “You’re kidding, right?” I responded. A couple hours later we had a little snow dusting as well, just a little. Oct. 28, 2011 – We woke up to see that the grass & cars were…