Winter Storm & Flood
Sooo, the better part of Germany — everything from our general area northward — was hit by a major winter storm over the weekend and has been looking like this ever since: (Image sources here, here, here and here) … as a result of which, trains, planes, and public transport aren’t operational, streets aren’t passable for […]Read More
Excuse my excitement, but I love snow, and we don’t get to see much of it in winter where I live — rarely more than a day on average each winter. Well, it seems like this was this particular winter’s occasion: Last night, when I was already on the point of going to bed, I […]Read More
I know friends elsewhere in the world are suffering with Arctic temperatures (and climate) at the moment, but snow is rare enough hereabouts (we only get it a few times, if that, for a day at a time each winter), and I’ve blessedly had time to take a stroll yesterday and enjoy the beauty that […]Read More
Umm. Happy St. Patrick’s Day … I suppose?
(In our street earlier today — and yes, it’s still snowing. I hope the poor daffs are going to make it … and there we were, only a few days ago, basking in the early springtime sun and hoping winter was finally over!) Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1650846/umm-happy-st-patrick-s-day-i-supposeRead More
I realize that one snowflake does not yet make a White Christmas
… and we’re still 2 weeks away, and for all I know this may be all we’re do this winter, but I can’t help tacitly getting my hopes up. This is what our garden and our neighborhood looked like this afternoon: (The last two photos are the view from my living room window towards […]Read More
White Fairy Dust
Our garden, earlier today. Just a teeny tiny bit of white dust, and it won’t last — in fact, it’s raining again already, and the white coating of the fir trees is already gone again. But for it to snow at all here all the way at the bottom of the Rhine valley is not […]Read More
Be good to yourself, they said.
It’ll make you feel better, they said. So this morning, my BFF and I hit the road and drove through this sort of landscape — (note: these are NOT my own photos — I was driving, so I couldn’t take photos at the same time; these do depict places along the way and the sort […]Read More