March 2nd, 2007

Weather: housebound

We’re having one of those wretched winter storms in the far northeast, giving those of you who are not living here the opportunity to crow and tell me how much nicer it is where you are. Be my guest.

I tried to take some photos that conveyed how very nasty it is right now, but they just don’t (of course, maybe if I suited up suitably and ventured outside to take them it would be different. But I draw the line there).

The front garden:


From the back deck (imagine lots of wind):


Not only howling wind and lots of snow, but little icy pellets on top of it. As you can see, despite the wind the trees are heavily laden, always a worrisome sight where I live because the power goes out if you so much as breath heavily and/or a feather drops on a tree limb.

I’m planning to post on the new blogsite later today. If I don’t, it will mean I’m sitting here powerless in the cold and the dark, with only my ipod and a candle to keep me company.

[ADDENDUM: By the way, this site is now officially on New Blogger, for all you techies out there. The transfer was relatively smooth.]

One Response to “Weather: housebound”

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