As Promised

The weather predictors were spot-on this morning:  blizzard conditions, more snow, level 3 road emergencies, all-in-all a great day to stay inside and read a good book. Or perhaps venture out, take some pix, then blog about it (before settling in with that good book).

First (Real) Snow

When I rented this third-floor loft apartment overlooking downtown and the county courthouse, I dreamed of the day I could sit with window blinds pulled high and watch fluffy white flakes float to the earth collaborating to build a wonderful white blanket over everything. That day has finally arrived. We’ve...

Falling

My favorite time of the year is almost here:  October. With that glorious month comes two essential parts of falling:  pumpkins and fall blank (blank being your choice of weather, colors, changes, renewal, etc., etc.). As I write this inside a coffee shop, outside it’s partly blue skies and I-could-really-get-used-to-this...

The Falls

On our annual bud trip, my boys and I drove up into Canada to visit Niagara Falls from the Canadian side, plus a day trip to Toronto. In our usual pre-trip conversations about where we’d like to go, I offered to take them to New York City, or San Fransisco,...

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