winter sports for kids

It must suck to live somewhere puddle jumping and ice skating are the same thing. ~Kristina at a Minnesota rest stop As a child, Kristina was the original puddle jumper. Every year we bought a new pair of  waterproof boots, in a...

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the opposite of this

Today, we had our first snowfall of the season.  Actually, we had our first snowfall of two seasons, as we didn’t get any snow at our house last year.  (Folks in other parts of Seattle did, but we did not.) Morning opened...

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slice of summer

I didn’t have to scrape frost from my car this morning.  But that’s only because it was snowing.  It’s been hovering right around freezing for a while now — for us, that’s cold.   I know that...

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