Tag Archives: Winter

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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Many merry marchers

We were among the more than 12,000 people who participated in the Women’s March through downtown Omaha yesterday. What an exciting experience!

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Fleeting Beauty: Whit(ish) Christmas

Our Christmas wasn’t quite as white as we had hoped, but there was a nice frost (see my previous post), and it was cold enough that there were frozen puddles. As we returned from a walk along our nearby Papio … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes: Happy Returns

We are happy indeed this holiday season—among other things, especially for the return of Squiddy and her family from New Zealand to be with us here in the northern-hemisphere winter for a few weeks.  (This has contributed greatly to my … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (4): Lobos de Mar

My blogging buddy Steve Schwartzman did a post on California’s Point Lobos the other day, in which he mentioned a colony of seals on an island in his photo. They were likely California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), and I was … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thanksgiving

I considered revisiting some of the images I’ve made of the local turkeys that occasionally prowl our neighborhood, but then I had another thought. Back in 2008, during a work trip to Australia, I was exploring a forest path near … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Frosty Florist

Student days in Germany, late December 1970. A friend and fellow student in Berlin invited me to spend the Christmas holidays with his family in the town of Gifhorn, in the southeastern part of Lower Saxony, about 10 miles northwest … Continue reading

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