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    Walkin’ In A Dishcloth Wonderland

    It’s surprisingly wintry here. Like, “actual wintry” not “Pacific Northwest wintry” (which is where it’s 45 degrees and raining and everyone’s lawn turns a nice vivid green). The snow started last night, and it just didn’t stop.

    Here’s my railing at a solid 6″ of snow. It eventually maxed out at 8″ before it . . . → Read More: Walkin’ In A Dishcloth Wonderland

    Yay, Electricity! I Love Youuuu!

    Electricity: I’m a fan. A surprise storm knocked out the power at about 10:30 last night, and it didn’t return until the middle of this afternoon.

    After a day spent unexpectedly offline, I’m hopelessly behind on comments and emails and stuff. Here, have a pretty picture!

    Whenever I drive past, I always admire . . . → Read More: Yay, Electricity! I Love Youuuu!

    Summer’s End

    We had a batch of cold cloudy weather over the weekend that made everyone realize that it’s true, our so-short summer is coming to an end. The weather caused me to dig out my Drops 103-1 sweater, in order to postpone that first fire of the season.

    It turns out that when I washed . . . → Read More: Summer’s End

    How ‘Bout This Weather?

    Hey everyone, lookit me! I’m up way early! This morning I woke up at 4:30 to let the chickens out as usual. Unlike every other morning, I didn’t go back to bed afterward.

    I make fun of the Pacific Northwest for calling 85-90 degrees a “heat wave,” but the truth is that nothing . . . → Read More: How ‘Bout This Weather?

    The Story Of A Swatch

    First, if you’ve been following me on Twitter, you’ve already heard that my resolution this week is to not complain about the heat. We’re heading into an epic heat spell, and forecasters are predicting extreme crankiness.

    As I’ve said before, it’s not the heat – it’s the almost universal lack of air conditioning. . . . → Read More: The Story Of A Swatch