We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Icons and Prints

Snow.  Blowing snow.  Blowing snow onto the lawn.   Snow blowing.  Into my face at -12.  Whoa. That’s a wake-me-up. I’m alert and ready for the day. The icy stuff we got yesterday during the day came down before the snow.  Now it’s ice beneath the snow.  Slip slidin’ away. After this a long lecture of […]

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A Cold One, Please

-8  bar steep rise 30.33  0mph  S  windchill  -10   Samhain Waning Gibbous Moon of Long Nights          Day  8hr  45mn A cold one today.  This week will have the same kind of weather we usually get in late January.  Just fine with me. A very busy day today with the Joan Herried […]

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Gulf Streams Stops

-3  44% 17% 1mph WSW bar30.24 rises windchill-5  Winter                  Waning Crescent of the Winter Moon The day continues cold.  We reached -15.8 this morning at 6:24AM.  Since then, we’ve gained about twelve degrees. The windchill all day has been brutal.  Kate finished cushions for the window seat in the kitchen.  I put Hilo on it while […]

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Sunny and Cold

-14  67%  21%  0mph W  bar30.42 steady windchill-14  Winter               Waxing Gibbous Winter Moon We hit -18 at 7 AM this morning.  Sleep comes easy when the nights are cold.  We have down duvets that adjust without the need for extra blankets or wiring.  The day is clear and bright, though the outdoors has a […]

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A Gospel for These Heavens and This Earth

-10  59% 23%  0mph  WSW bar30.36  steep rise windchill-12  Winter               Waxing Gibbous Winter Moon How low will it go?  Pretty low.  These are the days for staying inside, watching movies, drinking hot chocolate, reading and studying.  I’ll do all these tomorrow. Driving into the MIA this week, on Monday and then again today, I […]

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Put on the Mad Bomber, Baby. It’s Cold Outside.

-3  78%  27%  0mph WNW bar30.16  steady  windchill-3  Winter             First Quarter of the Winter Moon “Explore, and explore. Be neither chided nor flattered out of your position of perpetual inquiry. Neither dogmatize, or accept another’s dogmatism.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson La Ñina, el ñino’s cooler sister, has forced the jet stream to the south, […]

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