Tag Archives: winter

Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

It was cold for awhile: Finally it warmed up and snowed a bit: Our “outdoor cat,” Moe, who lives inside during the winter and who has a bad case of Cabin Fever, finally got to go outside this morning—it’s 22 degrees … Continue reading

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Snowstorm in May

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

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Snow, Again

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

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A Frosty Morning

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

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Dreaming of Springtime in Europe (or anywhere)

January 29, 2013 BAD NEWS FIRST It’s winter in Minnesota, so it’s cold, snowy, icy, generally miserable, and almost uninhabitable. Tomorrow, our high temp is forecasted to be 1 degree Fahrenheit. My driveway is pure ice. NOW, FOR THE GOOD NEWS … Continue reading

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“Snow” by Frederick Seidel

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.

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Summer Thoughts on a Winter’s Day

January 20, 2012 It’s 0 degrees Fahrenheit in southern MN today, and getting colder. It’s the kind of day I struggle to believe that we have summer in Minnesota. I dug out a few pictures to remind myself, and now I … Continue reading

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