Tag Archives: winter

Love Thursday: Now With Ice Pellets!

I would like to write a longer post today, but you’ll have to settle for a short note. I will be on a snowshoeing field trip with Queen Bee’s class today. For the record, today’s weather forecast calls for snow, … Continue reading

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Clearly the Universe Thinks I’m Overcaffeinated

We have a mixture of freezing rain, ice pellets and snow falling from the sky today. Every school bus in the city was cancelled. Technically the schools are open so I should risk my kids’ lives by putting them in … Continue reading

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Just Indulge My Wishful Thinking for a Moment

This is what spring looks like here – kids wearing t-shirts and snow boots, eating ice cream on the only dry surface not covered in wet, melting snow. Unfortunately it’s false spring – two unseasonably warm days before the regularly-scheduled … Continue reading

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I’m Forty Years Old and I Don’t Know What I Will Be When I Grow Up

I’m in a massive funk right now. Part of it is seasonal. January is a depressing month around here. The snow is just getting started, and the entire month is a reminder of all that sucks about winter. I’m not … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween from the Great White North

I always figure there’s at least a 50% chance of snow on Halloween in Ottawa. We usually have two costumes planned for the kids – one for indoor parties, and one for trick-or-treating in the cold. The past few years … Continue reading

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