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A Winter’s Day

We took the dog out for a pleasant three-mile walk this afternoon and were graced with this lovely view at the end of the street: (Click to embiggenate) We would note that the weather was in the low-twenties and still snowing (for those so inclined: METAR KOUN 211954Z 36009KT 1SM BKN008OVC014 M05/M06 A3037 -SNBR).  Local … Continue reading »

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Beating the Cold

Even better than a favourite sweater….

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Comfort

On a cold winter’s day, there are some things that just bring comfort.  A piping-hot bowl of hearty stew, a comfortable chair with a dog on the ottoman at one’s feet, a warm favourite sweater…. Life is good.

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And Then, All at Once…

…it was autumn. This time last week, it was high 80’s/low 90’s.  Since Tuesday, we haven’t broken 65, with lows in the 50’s.  It’s almost as though somebody whispered to the weather gods “hey, the solstice was on Friday,” and they suddenly got their act together. We approve entirely.  The windows are open, Charlie Parker … Continue reading »

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Winds

“I have come to learn about the contrarian nature of the winds. It seems that while in the air, I alone command their direction. That is to say, that there will always be a head wind, irrespective of my direction of travel.”

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Scenes from Moore, OK

By now, everyone has probably heard the news about the EF5 tornado that struck Moore, OK on Monday.  We spent a good portion of today assisting with the cleanup efforts, and will be going back to help as we’re available.  In the meantime, here are some pictures of the devastation:        That will not … Continue reading »

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