Tag Archives: snow

Wednesday Vignette – the white stuff

Well, whaddya know – it SNOWED!!! Just as I was thinking this was probably it for this year. We had a white Christmas, but other than that, it has been a frightfully mild winter so far. More to show us … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – tracks for Lusse

Can you believe that only a year ago, the world outside looked like this – white expanses, full of tracks of the various creatures that wondered what the hell just hit them. On December 13th, the Swedes celebrate Lusse. I always … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – travel in time

I admit it – I forgot it was Wednesday, and time for a Vignette. I had too much fun last night – I went night-skiing with a friend. There were 10″ of new, white, fluffy snow, and wide, open slopes … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the perfect storm

This winter, Portland has experienced more winter weather than the previous two years combined. So far, the kids have missed an entire week of school, followed by a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.  On MLK Day, we decided to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – SNOW!!!

Last night was a VERY fun evening – in so very many ways! Met up with some friends at our neighborhood tiki bar, to play Cards Against Humanity. Outside, it was snowing. Actually, SNOWING! Our evening of fun made me realize how … Continue reading

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The last rose…

Every so often, Portland gets hit with a little snow, and sometimes even an ice storm. Over the past two days, we got both – a double whammy. Once again, I am thankful for the roof over my head, and … Continue reading

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More little white flowers…

A month or two ago, I decided to take out my Japanese Snowbell. But, not until after flowering. The heavenly scent that envelops the neighborhood when it does, is marvelous! Of course, now that it is in full, exuberant bloom, … Continue reading

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