Category Archives: Winter

NYC, 2015

I used to like to pretend I could be cosmopolitan but recent events have convinced me that this is a lie not worth the effort it takes to sustain it. In New York I feel hemmed in by all the … Continue reading

Posted in Elsewhere, Winter | 1 Comment

Snowfall, at last

They forecast lots of snow- 9 to 12 inches- but so far we’ve gotten only 3 or 4. I’d been hoping to wake up to LOTS of snow and no question of whether to work from home rather than drive … Continue reading

Posted in Winter | Leave a comment

Sunset, Forest Park

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Winter Walk and Old Lyin’ Jon

There’ll be no picture of today’s full moon- clouds and cold have moved in. We walked in the wind at the arboretum today as the temperature fell from 40 to 23. I like winter, but know it is a luxury to be … Continue reading

Posted in Arboretum, Miscellaneous musings, Winter | Leave a comment

Dawn in Forest Park, New Year’s Eve 2014, 13 degrees

And Jack Frost on the windowpanes! I rose early as always but dawdled about the house before heading to the gym and then to pick up goodies for a small New Year’s Day gathering tomorrow. Yesterday, thinking no one would … Continue reading

Posted in Forest Park, Uncategorized, Winter | Leave a comment


Another winter storm. I will welcome the day when this little birdhouse has residents. Earlier in the fall I saw a finch checking it out- maybe shopping for spring. Home early to avoid the evening rush hour- two fender-benders in … Continue reading

Posted in Winter | Leave a comment

It’s a Polar Vortex Monday…

So it really did happen- a foot of snow on Sunday and a high temperature of 1 degree fahrenheit on Monday.  Dennis puts out bird seed, 7:30 Sunday morning, and Kitten Britches and Ishmael take up their posts at the … Continue reading

Posted in Winter | Leave a comment