Posts Tagged ‘ winter ’

Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York

It was Wednesday, the day before Christmas Eve. We were on our way to Brooklyn to babysit the grandkids. This has been a trying time for us. Health issues have become a serious consideration. Hanging out with the grandkids would certainly soothe our anxious souls. Though we would soon learn that the subways were...

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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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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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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY AND GROUND HOG DAY

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY AND GROUND HOG DAY

Today is February 1st. It might be mid winter, though I’m not sure about that. But it is Super Bowl Sunday and if you are a football fan, it’s a pretty big deal. If not a fan, then it’s a regular Sunday. I suppose I’m a fair weather fan, meaning that I’ll watch if...

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