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

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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

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Sunset, Forest Park

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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

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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

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Again-

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

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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

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Persimmon Spoon Prophecy

Well the spoon we found in the persimmon seed at the arboretum on December 1 may well have been prophetic, if the storm system they say, in apocalyptic tones, is coming our way materializes. Up to 12 inches of snow … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day, 2014

Saint Louis at sunrise Great Blue Heron looking for breakfast Breakfast Fixing the fire for Britches (in the green chair). She has not felt well and went to the vet with me yesterday. She’s getting better now. Later we’ll take … Continue reading

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Catch-up

Ishmael watches pool with Dennis, 12/14/2013. Waiting for the St. Louis Chamber Chorus at St. Lukes, 12/22/2013.                     Forest Park, 12/26/2013.  

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