Tag: snow

Trudging along in winter, Lent, and this awful, no-good political season

Trudging along in winter, Lent, and this awful, no-good political season

Friends, we’ve been busy. It’s hard to tend to a blog when I’m writing for freelance work, writing the novel, and teaching Jeremy how to find the circumference of a circle with decimals and fractions. Thank goodness Jackson has picked up double-digit division with such […]

Ice, then snow, then cabin fever

Ice, then snow, then cabin fever

What a week. Lost power, restored power, ice, ice, more ice. No internet, a quickie blizzard, serious cabin fever. It’s been mostly fun for the boys since they could gather with the neighborhood kids and enjoy all the hills and slippery surfaces. The neighborhood kids […]

When there’s no WiFi

When there’s no WiFi

We have power but no internet, which the boys find most confusing. Doesn’t WiFi just exist, you know, in the atmosphere? This winter weather has turned us all upside down. We were already a family that spends a lot of time together, but… We’d be […]

Throwback Thursday: First Snow in Amarillo

Throwback Thursday: First Snow in Amarillo

Our¬†Amarillo friends are posting Facebook photos of the big snow they got last night. When we moved to Amarillo¬†I had no idea that our weather would be less like Texas and more like Colorado, and sure enough it snowed during our first few weeks. The […]

A Second Snow

Yesterday afternoon, it didn’t look promising. The flakes weren’t sticking. There was a lot of wishing and hoping that better snow would fall. There was even late-night playing in mush, just in case that was all that happened. By Major’s bedtime, it finally showed up. […]

Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains

We drove through the national park yesterday to see what winter did to the mountains. Beauty! Icy! Cold!    


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