|Posted on December 9, 2017 at 11:45 PM||comments (0)|
Winters on the prairies used to be much different when I was a child. They were crisp and cold, with lots of snow and blizzards. Blizzards! I literally can't remember the last time I experienced a real honest-to-goodness blizzard in the past couple of decades if not longer. I miss them. Having the wind howl and drive the snow against the windows while we stayed indoors and drank hot chocolate (sometimes by candle-light) because even if the power w...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 20, 2017 at 1:20 AM||comments (0)|
Today it snowed where I live. It's only September, yet the Universe is reminding us that winter has begun its inexorable march. Strangely - I am never quite prepared for it!
It isn't about clearing out the garden and flower beds. The last harvests of the season are bitter-sweet even as we dry, freeze and process jewel-coloured jars for the winter. It isn't a...Read Full Post »