Another Saturday, another winter storm. “Storm” is a bit of an overstatement, really. Especially compared to the snow others are getting right now. We’ve just got freezing rain, sleet, and ice. No wind, no snow. Definitely no thunder snow. It’s super gross outside. But at least the ice is pretty. I took my 15 year … Continue reading More winter. This time, ice.
It’s rough getting winter storm warnings in autumn. The kids were out of school yesterday, with inclement weather days chipping away at their summer break before we even get to December. But ice sure is pretty. Continue reading November ice storm
It is Saturday and the trees are encased in ice. We slept with our bedroom window open, and in the deep stillness of night, I was startled awake by the sound of a loud crash. I thought it was drunk students knocking over garbage cans, and then we heard soft voices in the parking lot. … Continue reading Winter windows
On February 1, 2014, my husband had an itch to hike the woods around Pandapas Pond. It was a sunny, 50 degree Saturday after two weeks of sub-freezing temperatures, and we had seen pictures in the paper of folks skating and ice fishing on the pond. I asked if the kids and I could ride along. … Continue reading Walking on ice: a story in three pictures