storm day

Tuesday Tickle Pre-empted by a Weather Bomb

So this foolish storm is coming in tomorrow. It’s supposed to have winds of about 65 mph, and anywhere between 16 and 20 inches of snow. I’ve been plugging holes in the barn, digging more wood out of the ice (which involved whapping it with the backside of the axe) and cleaning the chimney...

Storm Day Pluses and Minuses

This is what it looks like outside my house right now. We’re in the middle of a nor’easter, with tons of snow blowing around and wind sucking the heat out of the house as fast as I can put it in. Still, having to get up to feed the stove keeps me from calcifying...

My response to Rhys Ford's adorable kitten.

It pleases me no end to find out that I’m not the only one living under the cat’s paw–and it’s not even my own! I swear, this exact thing has happened to me, more than once. Kitty, staring wistfully out the window, waiting for the blizzard to end.