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mark-hunter's picture
Jan.24.2014
    SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK                 Well, it didn’t work this time. My system didn’t work, and as a result, the Blizzard of ’14 was all my fault.              ...
t-j-alexian's picture
Feb.11.2013
"Actually, this isn't half as bad as I thought it would be," I said, staring out of the window at the empty road the stretched out before us. Then, I shivered. Corb smiled, behind the wheel. "You'll have to excuse Ted, Linda. He's a bit of a nervous passenger." "Especially during blizzards,"...
mark-j-janssen's picture
Feb.10.2013
Magnolia trees have been blossoming here in South Carolina for the last three or four weeks.  Daffodils and narcissus and azalea bushes have been showing off their glories.  The local garden stores have spring herbs and flowers for sale.  It is early February and the world has...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.09.2013
Photo: Movie's poster from Finding Nemo's Wikipedia page.   Some quick notes about life throughout the storm, a continuation of the previous blog entry here:   --One of the scarier moments of my life happened about four hours ago.  I let the dog out in the backyard (he kept me up...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.08.2013
Photo: Captain Nemo planting his personal flag on a cliff of Antarctica, from the first edition of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.   There won't be much to do in the next few days, besides shoveling, so I thought I'd keep a running blog entry during that time.  I'll publish...
louise-young's picture
Feb.29.2012
  The blizzard blew up from the sand country, howling northward with a threat: this winter has yet to be tamed.  Through the night the river, the big lake, the snake-shaped valley and all of its inhabitants hunkered under whatever protection each could find, breathing the surrounding,...
nancybrady's picture
Feb.25.2011
Basically, I love snow, but enough, already!  We woke to a blizzard this morning,  or if not a true blizzard, at least  about four to six inches of snow with blowing and drifting added to the mix.  According to the meteorologists, there is more snow coming tonight, too. The snow was heavy, and...
mary-wagner's picture
Feb.01.2011
We're in the middle of "Snowmageddon" here in the midwest, with about a foot and a half of snow predicted for my backyard by tomorrow, and wicked winds sculpting drifts all around my house.  I've already hunkered down with a good supply of pet food, fixin's for hot chocolate, and a...
jules-jacob's picture
Jan.31.2011
Are you aware of the impending storm in the US? If you aren’t, keep reading. If you are, keep reading. The storm and the headlines are threatening. Sure, the headlines I listed attract viewers. Yes, retailers also benefit, but I’m joining the-sky-is-falling team for this one. Latest Storm to Impact...
dave-cullen's picture
Jan.04.2011
Rising, slowly, from the snow . . . Garbage. The blizzard struck nine days ago, hitting hard and fast. We overcame that pretty quickly. The garbage has risen gradually. The last seven days in pictures:  The first piles were apparently planted before the storm. By Wednesday night, December 29,...