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May 2, 2013: We woke up to a power outage and a foot of snow on the ground. By noon, about 15″ had fallen, with everything outside looking pretty shocked. Here’s my best lilac bush, which had buds and which was … Continue reading
April 23, 2013 – It snowed again. When we got up in the morning, another 3 inches of snow had arrived. On the front porch I saw these cute little tracks, probably from our possum: Either our possum, or a … Continue reading
I have lived most of my life in Minnesota. When I was growing up in the 70s and 80s, we didn’t have possums. Possums were rodents from rural Alabama, not Minnesota. I’m not sure why (I have my theories, such … Continue reading
Today is Saturday, so I slept in till about 8:30. When I finally got up, I looked outside and realized I was missing a perfectly sparkling morning outside. Before I even made coffee, I put on my boots and hat … Continue reading
Snow is what it does. It falls and it stays and it goes. It melts and it is here somewhere. We all will get there.
Fall has always been a difficult time of year for me. Pretty leaves only fall and blow away; Halloween is an unappealing and stupid “holiday” and I dread the most superficial of holidays in the United States, Thanksgiving and Christmas. … Continue reading