Clemantis

Clemantis We are barely three weeks into the winter season and I'm sick of it already. Three measurable snow falls and three days of single digit temps was a brutal wake-up call. The fields are brown, the trees are bare, the nights are long, the fireplace broken in, the garden a distant memory, the bird … Continue reading Clemantis

Winter Storm

Nebraska Winter As predicted a powerful snowstorm hit Nebraska Saturday night; 8-10" of snow with winds gusting 40-50 mph. Thankfully, we have a calm sunny day to dig out. Uggh! Using the words of the Nebraska State Tourism Board's latest slogan: "Nebraska, it's not for everyone."

Happy Hour

About a year ago, we were sitting on the beach of our condo in Sanibel Island, Florida enjoying a beverage while watching the sun go down.  Today, our friends from the Boston area are hunkered down in six feet of snow ... with more on the way.   Uggh!   The Midwest isn't exactly balmy, … Continue reading Happy Hour

Another Day

Two days ago it was another balmy day in the midwest, with unseasonably warm weather and no moisture in sight.   Just three nights ago, I took this same shot, click Christmas Traditions 3, and the lawn was still green. What a difference a day makes!  Last night, Mother Nature blessed us with over 8" of … Continue reading Another Day