Tag Archives: Snow

Monday Menagerie: Feathery Flashback

As high summer has us in its grip here in the Southern Hemisphere, with near-drought conditions again threatening us with brown grass and the start of cracks in the soil, I’ve gone back in my archives to six years ago, … Continue reading

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Family Flashbacks (18)

With this new year still in its diapers/nappies, I find myself reflecting back on this date in previous years, and this one, sixteen years ago, came to mind. We were happily ensconced in Omaha, Nebraska, and we had had a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, With 2020 Vision

It has surely been quite a remarkable  year and, in spite of a plethora of unexpected challenges along the way, well beyond our control, we still have so much to be thankful for. For the first time in nearly 40 … Continue reading

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Family Flashbacks (16): The CRT: The Home Stretch

Well, we’ve come a long way on my flashback report from our California road trip (CRT) six years ago. This date found us on our next-to-last day as we drove on the Interstate-80 highway from Elko, Nevada to Cheyenne, Wyoming. … Continue reading

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SpringScapes (3)

To continue this new category, allowing for a brief arachnid aside yesterday, here are two more views from my adventure up into the coolth of the high country above Cardrona last week, this time looking the other way and upward … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Oh, what fun…

…it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh! Many of us sing this joyfully at this time of year, but how many of our younger generations have actually ever seen one–or are able to picture one clearly in their … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Black Swans

I returned a few days ago from a week of fishing for trout in Lake Otamangakau, in the Taupo District of New Zealand’s North Island. It was a success in many ways, and I was delighted to find many beautiful … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes: Snowy Sunrise

We had what I believe was our second significant snowfall yesterday, and it continued through the morning and into the afternoon. The sunrise was, of course, on schedule, but it was visible only through an almost-subliminal lightening of the day. … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: A touch of red…

…for Valentine’s Day.  Hope you’re having a great one!

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Hopeful harbinger

We’re about halfway through another winter storm, though nothing as serious as what our eastern states have recently been through. It started around midnight last night and so far some four inches have fallen. None of that nice, fluffy stuff … Continue reading

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