Category Archives: Weather Whining

Saint Paul, You’ve Covered Yourself In Glory Today. Or, Is That Ice And Rutted Roads.

Here in the city of my birth, I was up early to apply about 50 pounds of salt and sand to the sidewalks around my house. Following, that is, the shoveling of same. You see, last night we got a … Continue reading

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Marie Osmond Needs To See A Pulmonologist.

I don’t often dream about Marie Osmond, but after a late night at the church on Wednesday, and a bit of television to try and kill the migraine (along with the drugs that sometimes help, and a head-rub from my … Continue reading

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I Guess Spring Is Here: It Arrived At 0340 Sunday Morning With A Set Of Sharp Toenails.

Nothing says SPRING quite like a gentle, nocturnal thunderstorm. That first rumble of thunder is followed by a very tense Shetland Sheep Dog (*Sheltie*) named Stormy (rather inappropriately named, I might add) trying to claw me to death in an … Continue reading

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Here Are The Official Winter Rules (With Observations)

Last year I posted a highly popular list of winter driving rules. I was at the end of my rope after a long winter. This year I’m getting ahead of the curve for my own sanity. You have all had … Continue reading

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Things That Are Purple In Minnesota.

Since it appears that winter will never actually end in Minnesota, I’m just going to go right back to the Santa posts for a while. My Christmas lights will not be unplugged until the last snow vanishes from my backyard. … Continue reading

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