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silver line

“The gray rain-curtain of this world rolls back and all turns to silver glass.”  (J.R.R. Tolkien)


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.   445 more words

Wednesday Vignette

1/18/17 The back yard is weird

The back yard has been weird. We’ve had rain, then ice storms, then more rain. So the ground is like a water-mud-ice-more water club sandwich. It looks like this: 141 more words

Photo of the Week - January 18, 2017

Much of the Central United States is emerging from an ice storm that glazed streets and closed schools.  On the positive side, it also coated our prairies (and everything else) with a beautiful layer of ice.   123 more words

Prairie Photography

Winter Weather

Those of us who live in the Pacific Northwest remember winters past where we would have snow days that lasted a week with totals of 5 feet or more. 606 more words