Category Archives: weather

Race like falcons to crash and burn

This has been a weird, uneasy season for me.  February was mild, the temperatures higher than normal.  Daffodils and magnolias and fruit trees are all blooming right now.  My roses have flower buds.  It is the first week of March. … Continue reading

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Winter found me

All last we week the news was telling us about this snowstorm that was bearing down on us.  It will be a monster, they said.  It will be more snow than we know what to do with, they said.  And … Continue reading

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A garden out of season

I’m starting to get back into the swing of things here, and it feels really nice– the words are coming easily for once.  And so, back to the garden. It has been unusually warm in this northern Virginia winter.  Warm … Continue reading

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Miles and miles away

Winter blues have caught up with me a bit, and I’ve been finding them a bit hard to shake, plus a few other worries I’m not ready to talk about yet.  But thank god for good friends who are steady … Continue reading

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In love with life

By now you’re probably all thoroughly sick of me talking about how much I love my new job and where I live, but as I sit on my balcony this beautiful Saturday morning, I’m going to do it again.  I … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

Well, I’m thoroughly sick of snow.  We had another six inches today, and it’s beginning to feel like spring will never come.  But the dog had a great time while we shoveled out, so at least someone’s enjoying all the … Continue reading

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Gardening and control

The busy season is starting at work, and I’ve been coming home too exhausted to even think about blogging.  But tonight it is going to be cold, and I am taking my worry out on my computer.  My garden is … Continue reading

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