Tag Archives: snow

One-Liner Wednesday – Be Careful

“Thanks and drive carefully today!” An hour and 10 minutes into my 20-minute commute, those were the words I wanted lots of other people to hear. Actually, I wished someone had told them that before they left for work. Coffee … Continue reading

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Is the Office Open?

That’s the grown-up equivalent of “are we there yet?” Last Friday, we had a snow storm in Connecticut. Actually, we had a forecast of 3-5” (for my overseas readers, “ stands for inches which would be 7.62 – 12.7 cm) … Continue reading

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Go Go Yellow Snow

“Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “go.”  Ready, set, GO!” I’m postponing todays scheduled post to meet the challenge of the SoCS prompt. For the full effect, imaging yourself tethered to an Irish Setter in a below-zero, … Continue reading

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It’s Still Winter

Over in England, the Tramp in the Woods a.k.a. Colin is sharing pictures of wildflowers and the cutest little dog ever. I have to emphasize ‘little’ or Maddie might have a problem with me. Here in Connecticut, it – is … Continue reading

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Because Snow is Water and Time is Money

I don’t like long titles, but if I did, I would continue this one with “and we need access to firewood, and the snow at the fence can’t be so tall that the dog can walk into the neighbor’s yard … Continue reading

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Notes from a Snow Day

Remember when you were a kid and schools would be closed because of snow? Wasn’t that one of the best feelings ever? Snow days in the work-a-day world aren’t quite so much fun, but it’s still nice not to have … Continue reading

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Hit the Road Winter

Last week, my wife saw a Robin in our yard. I think it was part of the advance team that came up to check things out. I’m sure he sent a text message back to the rest of the flock … Continue reading

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