The thing about the first snowfall is, it isn't supposed to last. It comes at some unexpected and inconvenient time, but we stop and watch it with awe and nostalgia. And then it disappears. Sometimes even as it's falling, but certainly within a day. But this is the year when nothing is according to plan. … Continue reading The Winter of My Discontent
-44 C, I'm told. The coldest I've seen was at 8:30 this morning, -42C, so it was almost certainly colder than that overnight. For those of you who do temperature in Farenheit, -40 is precisely the same on either scale. Freakin' cold! Both vehicles are dead (or at least in a deep deep hibernation state), … Continue reading What January Brings
Today, this is happening . . . I took that picture around 10 o'clock this morning and as I'm writing this it's 5pm . . . we've just finished shoveling/blowing that same amount of snow yet again. Weather Network is predicting 25cm before the day is out (that's close to a foot, for my American … Continue reading Move North, they said. It’ll be an adventure, they said.