Category Archives: Snow and Snowstorms

Are They Really Saying More Snow?

The Northeast, Northern New Jersey in particular, has been hard hit by weather this past winter. We had a brutal winter and even a few more inches of snow barely one day into spring. And now? Now we have a … Continue reading

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Another Snowfall, Another Spring Day

We woke up here in Northern New Jersey to snow on the ground and snow drifting from the sky. It snowed all morning then switched to rain in the afternoon. I hear we’re going to have more snow tonight. That’s … Continue reading

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Spring in Northern New Jersey: Snow

This past weekend was gorgeous weather-wise, a little nippy but sunny and hopeful feeling, like winter was gone. Not so much. I woke up this morning to snow. The first full day of spring in my Northern N.J. world and … Continue reading

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Another Snowstorm: The Official One

Yesterday afternoon Northern New Jersey received a lot of unofficial snow. Last night we received a crapload of snow. I mean it. The official snowstorm arrived, on schedule, and dumped a crapload (I think the word is evocative) of heavy … Continue reading

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Shoveling Snow: A Novel Sport in These Parts

It’s snowing here in Northern New Jersey, but that’s old news. What’s new with you? Nothing? Nothing? Okay. You’re going to have to listen to me rant! Or else you can leave quietly. Immediately. The snow, the unexpected snow, started … Continue reading

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The Repair Saga Continues: Sunny the VW Bug

My daughter Tory’s beloved VW Bug Sunny is at her favorite mechanic to get her driver’s side window repaired. You may remember that Sunny’s power window cable broke when I was at our bank’s drive-through window a few weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Another Snowy Day; Bad Roads and Silly Drivers

We live on a busy through street in our town. When it snows the road is usually plowed pretty well and traffic flows. Not this morning though. For some reason, the 6 inches of new snow was poorly plowed and … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Apple Blossom

This morning I walked in to the butler’s pantry to feed the cats, just like I do every morning; however, today a surprise was waiting for me! I’ve had these amaryllis for two years. Last Christmas they bloomed at Christmas. … Continue reading

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Another January Weather Day

Have You Heard of “Snoice?” Snow. Ice. Freezing rain. All at once. This morning I walked outside and skidded on the black ice that had formed where my husband Mike’s Honda CRV had sat less than 30 minutes earlier. The … Continue reading

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Snow Day: No-Stress Creative Design Time

Today the local schools were closed so I didn’t have to get up at the crack of dawn to ride shotgun as my daughter Tory drove herself to school. I slept in . . . until 10 am! I’ve been … Continue reading

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