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Watching Snow

Be careful what you wish for! I’d been thinking we’d not had snow this winter with a vague feeling that we’d not had winter at all. We got snow this week! Yes, it’s pretty, but it does need to be … Continue reading

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Weather or Not

No matter what the sky does, fog, rain, snow, or cloud, the earth turns and we have another day with its dark times and then its bursts of incredible joy … WEATHER OR NOT I take rain                                                 from cupped leaves … Continue reading

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Prairie Cold

The Southern Hemisphere basks in heat and drought while we deal with frozen pipes, hoarfrost, chilling wind, rain, and winter beauty … A PRAIRIE COLD hours after sun dies in ice stars glitter from white ground           maples crisp with frost … Continue reading

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I Lasso’d

Historical names for February include the Old English terms Solmonath (mud month) and Kale-monath (named for cabbage). All of which is a bit weird, but who wouldn’t want a birthday right now to cheer things along? I hope yours will … Continue reading

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Winter Park

January, named after Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions, has the garnet for birthstone, the cottage pink for birth flower. And January is National Thank You month: time to say ‘thank you’ for gifts, for the old year, and … Continue reading

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Tree Haiku

Trees bare and stark against the horizon; rain streaks the windows; fog blurs the view, or snow creates a fairyland. Whatever the weather, the view changes everyday and the world is always new and different … A old photograph black … Continue reading

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Snowdrops haiku

I’ve planted snowdrops all over our property, under trees, along the driveway,  in the grass, anywhere that can surprise a child! I love these flowers, the way they arrive so early, stand uncrushed by snow … A this cold, clear … Continue reading

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Two Hours Cold

One day, quite a while ago now, we wanted to see snow, to feel really, really, cold, who knows why … just a crazy idea! So we went up the nearest mountain, not big by any standards, but high enough … Continue reading

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Colours from a Dog-Sled

I’m thinking cold these days, maybe because it’s January and should be cold, at least in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s also blues time when people tend to get depressed, reaction from holiday excitements, the sense of being back to everyday … Continue reading

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Told Again

We’ve been telling the Christmas story for two thousand years. It’s been added to with tales of Mary and Joseph’s travels, embellished by Father Christmas stories, embroidered by legends of the fourth Wiseman. But it remains the story of a … Continue reading

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