Category Archives: Pages Past

The Old Truck

I loved that truck. I’ve fallen behind in my reflections on last year. Will try to catch up today. Afternoon Outing Originally published on February 19, 2021 Thought I’d drive down the pristine driveway, to the road, and to the main road (stop laughing) to see what things look like. Paused to look at the lake.

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Here’s another

I think tomorrow is the day I got the 4WD truck stuck. Which reminds me. I need to check on the rechargables. Let’s Laugh, Shall We? Published on February 18, 2021 by Marica | Edit Noticeably absent? Tire tracks. No mail since Monday. No trash pickup yesterday. Clearly no movement on the truck’s part. Our neighbors have been coming and

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Last year

There will be chain saws Published on February 18, 2021 by Marica | Edit I cannot quite tell if it took out the fence or not. And it is not possible for me to walk out there. I have never seen snow covered ice this hard. The surface is so solid you could probably bounce a baseball off it. Today’s

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Take no chances!

Good evening. (I kid.) Originally published on February 17, 2021  It’s Marica cooks Wednesday (complicated week). Breakfast for supper including Cottage Cheese Pancakes whose wet and dry ingredients are in two separate bowls because it’s easier to measure ingredients when the lights are on and I’m not taking any chances. Our old friend the cedar tree.

Learned Something

I learned something a year ago today! It’s called graupel Published on February 17, 2021  From that infallible source: Under some atmospheric conditions, snow crystals may encounter supercooled water droplets. These droplets, which have a diameter of about 10 μm (0.00039 in), can exist in the liquid state at temperatures as low as −40 °C (−40 °F), far below the normal freezing point. Contact between a snow crystal and the supercooled droplets results

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