Tag Archives: Winter

The Faces of Winter.

A week ago today was the big snowstorm. There have been worse snowstorms here in the Mitten State, sometimes with twice as much snow, but this storm was unusual since it snowed an inch an hour, then it rained, followed … Continue reading

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Winter Wallop!

It is Day #2 of the snow and ice event that walloped one-third of the nation over the weekend. As I’ve mentioned before, just like most of the U.S., (and world for that matter), our weather has been wacky and … Continue reading

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For now … Winter waits timidly in the wings.

After dealing with a dusting of snow on the pumpkin on November 7th, then the big snowfall (8.8 inches/22 cm) on November 11th, most people here in the Mitten State settled in for that extra-long and very-wicked Winter that was … Continue reading

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“When the Frost is on the Punkin” * …

… it’s usually just frost and not snow! Well, they warned us the snow was coming overnight, or in the early morning, and this time the weather folks got it right! Yesterday’s snow event lasted about 15 minutes, with flakes … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for sneezin’ and freezin’.

As to Spring – we’re not there yet folks, contrary to the fact that I’ve been sneezing my head off, despite decades of allergy shots and popping an OTC Alavert every morning before I head outside.  Right now the pollen … Continue reading

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Tuesday Musings.

I wish I could tell you that the small snow event we had Sunday was Winter’s last gasp.  But alas … the weather forecasters are all aflutter, while trying to firm up whether Opening Day will remain as scheduled for … Continue reading

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The seasons are sparring.

Winter refuses to depart and keeps leaving its calling card behind.  Like this morning, when I went outside and it was 22 degrees F (-5 C) with a northeast wind making a “real feel” in the teens (-10 C or … Continue reading

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