Posts Tagged ‘ snow ’

A LOVE OF WATER

A LOVE OF WATER

One of the requirements for where I live is that I not be landlocked. I cannot swim. I get nervous when I’m in water above my waist. I’m fearful of snorkeling. I easily get seasick when I’m on a boat. All that considered I really must live within a close proximity to large bodies of water....

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EARLY MORNING WALK

EARLY MORNING WALK

Finally it’s mid March and I think we’ve been released from the ferocious grip of winter. Well, I hope that’s the case. There may be more snow, early spring flurries that will seem tame compared to the storms that we’ve dealt with over the last couple of months. Today the temperatures are delightfully chilly...

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FEBRUARY IS THE LONGEST MONTH

FEBRUARY IS THE LONGEST MONTH

I don’t know about you, but when February finally rolls around, I’ve had it with winter, and this slim block of time feels like it is the longest of all the months. The cold winds are sharper. The snow freezes in surprising patches along the sidewalks glistening with trapped garbage reminding me of fossils...

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IT’S STILL WINTER AND IT’S NOT OVER UNTIL IT’S OVER

IT’S STILL WINTER AND IT’S NOT OVER UNTIL IT’S OVER

It seems like such a long time ago when I first  learned that FISH KICKER, my novel, was going to be published. Maybe it’s the long and unpredictable winter weather that’s added to making this season feel like it’s stretching out forever. The East has been hit with one bone chilling storm after another,...

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SMALL REMEMBRANCES

SMALL REMEMBRANCES

With the start of every new year there’s a persistent niggling in the back of my brain about how to get organized. I’m not a disorganized person, quite the contrary, I know where I’ve tucked away everything that I own. But each new year brings organizing challenges. Let me define organized for 2014. First,...

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