Tag Archives: weather

Who said what?

Every Sunday morning my sweetie and I receive the newspaper at our home.  The bundle of information is nearly always full of national and local news – but it also contains “extra” goodies like comics, circulars, and mini-magazines. One of … Continue reading

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#1: See the Winter Carnival ice sculptures

Minnesotans are a hearty stock of people.  The determined Viking grit combined with the strong Midwest American work ethic produces a breed of individual that can yield a formidable culture.  Thankfully, a sizable portion of the population also has a … Continue reading

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What a Monday!

Tomorrow my company is having the twice-a-year big-deal national meeting.  As a result, this entire week all employees get to wear casual attire (versus the business attire that is usually required Mondays-Thursdays).  So today, instead of having to don a … Continue reading

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Perks of a March snowstorm

We got a fair wallop of snow yesterday – but there’s nothing like a good-size snowman to turn these tiny frozen lemons into a huge lemonade slushie.  ;-) [Snow art abounds in my neighborhood; check out the amazing snow angel … Continue reading

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Pleasant presence

This winter, I (and my fellow citizens) have been the lucky recipient(s) of mild weather (relatively speaking).  Days of single-digit temperatures have been sporadic versus standard, and snow accumulation to-date can be measured in inches instead of feet.  I have … Continue reading

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Perfect timing

A month or two ago one of my blogging friends commented about the children’s book Frederick by Leo Lionni.  I had never heard of the book; upon learning this, my friend urged me to get it and read it tout … Continue reading

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A thin line…

Fall is doing its very best to hang around as long as possible for us – and I appreciate the valiant efforts.  Today the sun shone brightly, many trees blazed leaves of crimson and saffron and gold, the temperature reached … Continue reading

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Hoarding

For the past week or so my fellow citizens and I have been experiencing an Indian summer: temperatures in the high 70s (F), deep blue skies and fluffy white clouds, amazing leaf colors… it’s been absolutely divine. Yet while some … Continue reading

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Natural Sightings

On my walk this afternoon, I had three different encounters with nature that resulted in my mouth grinning and my heart lifting: 1)  I instinctively read everything that my eyes see.  Stop signs, cereal boxes, text on the sides of … Continue reading

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Better safe than sorry

The weather this morning was incredibly stormy.  Rain fell thick and fast, thunder rumbled loud and close, lighting flashed vibrantly and frequently.  Driving was appropriately cautious, with occasional bouts of hydroplaning and sliding. To say the commute to work was … Continue reading

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