Tag Archives: Winter

The Weight of Snow

The snowstorm of February 4-5, 2016 was a remarkable one. Though I had been very lazy during the winter up to that point, I couldn’t resist the lure of all that snow. I decided to go for a hike. But … Continue reading

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Winter Walk on a Pretty Day

On Saturday night, after the kids and I were done playing in the snow, we went to bed thinking that the snowstorm was over. Not so. The rain gave way to snow again during the night. When we woke up, … Continue reading

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SITY: Icy Surprise

I looked outside this spring morning, and what did I see? My husband said, “Marshall, did you wish for more snow?” Marshall replied, “No, I wished for no more snow!” Wish harder, Marshall, so that the winter weather will finally … Continue reading

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Mystery Thing #7

This is not a Mystery Thing in the usual sense, because I know what it is. It is ice. Specifically, it is ice bursting out of the ground. I see a lot of this kind of ice in the woods. … Continue reading

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Going to Extremes

A wireless weather station is one of those gadgets that people typically buy for each other at Christmas but which no one really needs or wants. We’re an exception, though. We bought one for ourselves and we like it. We’ve … Continue reading

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SITY: Snow, Ice, Melt

It has been almost two months since Livia’s birth and the snowstorm that brought her to us. I can’t remember if there was already snow on the ground before that storm, but there has definitely been since. This has been … Continue reading

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Four Walks

I’ve only taken four walks so far this year. But four walks, I hope you’ll agree, are better than none. 1 It was January. The last time I had walked the path, there had been a few brave flowers still … Continue reading

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