A bouquet of tulips in February definitely helps to ward off the typical blahs of mid-winter. I recommend this for every family's table. The benefits outweigh the expense easily. Choosing fresh flowers at our Hayward Wal-mart can take a minute. I think we must get the last of the supply up here and some of… Continue reading Winter Flowers
We are not feeling bluesy really. I am just thinking about the inconveniences of sub-zero weather. There are small annoyances that happen only in mid-winter when the temperatures drop. One of those things is static electricity. I walk across the carpet in our bedroom and listen to the snapping. I can feel it grab my… Continue reading Winter Blues and Thankyous
We now have 14 inches of new snow. I guess we won't be having a picnic for a day or two. The benches and the fireplace table are both quite snowed under. The table looks like a giant marshmallow.
Here's Lake Superior in one of its many moods. We had a snowstorm that kept some of us at home all day Sunday instead of going to church while others of our church group fled home to Wiscsonsin. Still others were stranded at the rec center where we were to meet for church and fellowship… Continue reading Sugar on Snow Snowstorm
A Home Winter Collage for the Children Far AwayFrost on the Windows in This Old HouseWhich one of you girls did Gladys Martin send this plant home with? A Rabbit's Foot Fern. It is outdoing itself this year, gloriously.A Fine Winter Morning of -16*Smoke From the Boy's CabinThe Current Work TableUncle Amos and Auntie Carol… Continue reading Winter Picture Post…Happy Things
I have wonderful memories of ice-skating all my growing up years. We always had a puzzle to work in the evening after we had frozen our toes skating on the creek (pronounced krik) ice. I will never forget the return of feelings in my toes and the resulting pain. It is a wonder we… Continue reading Ice-Skating