1 Feb, 2018

31 Happy Things

2021-01-03T17:25:59-06:00February 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Yours truly visiting the Ice Palace in St. Paul, MN Sunday, January 28, 2018 Inspired by a prompt in the current winter issue of Bella Grace, I kept [...]

12 Jan, 2017

Sitting in the Sun

2021-01-03T17:26:19-06:00January 12th, 2017|Tags: |

I have a new favorite winter pastime: Sitting in the sun. I've discovered that from about 9:15 in the morning until about 10 o'clock the sun, when it is out, [...]

14 Jan, 2016

Looking Up at the Snow

2021-01-03T17:26:50-06:00January 14th, 2016|Tags: |

It snowed in thick flakes the other day. As I looked up at the sky from my window, with ever more fluffs of white tumbling towards me, I felt that [...]

24 Nov, 2015

Winter Break In

2021-01-03T17:27:04-06:00November 24th, 2015|Tags: , |

    We had a winter break in this past weekend. I know this is not the proper use of the English term "break in;" rather, it is a literal [...]

5 Jan, 2015

Those Who Trod Before Me

2021-01-03T17:27:31-06:00January 5th, 2015|Tags: , |

A freshly snowed-on sidewalk reveals who has walked before us. I never quite appreciated that until yesterday morning, when I took my daily walk while it was snowing softly. I [...]

6 Mar, 2014

What Makes Winter Bearable

2020-08-12T13:02:29-05:00March 6th, 2014|Tags: |

Starting a fire at 10:00 a.m. Ordering a hyacinth garden for a friend recovering from surgery Stocking up on sandalwood lotion and Dead Sea bath salts Hot chocolate for morning break Red [...]

13 Feb, 2014

Winter White Lake

2021-01-03T17:28:41-06:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

  On Monday I treated myself to a walk on the lakefront. "Treated," because going for a walk is a major operation these days, involving long underwear, serious snow boots [...]

17 Dec, 2013

12/12/13 – A Busy Day

2021-01-03T17:28:51-06:00December 17th, 2013|Tags: , |

My weekdays begin with coffee and Morning Pages; in the background are the iced-over windows of winter. I decided to make another time capsule of December 12, based on last [...]

23 Jan, 2013

Snow Flurries!

2021-01-03T17:29:28-06:00January 23rd, 2013|Tags: , |

I usually don't get excited about snow flurries, especially not on a rather dreary day like today, but right now I am because it means we are finally getting some snow [...]

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