chilling out, literally

It snowed overnight. The morning arrived overcast and bitterly cold; it was 25º with wind from the north blowing at 17 mph. The ‘Feels Like’ temperature was 12º, with the UV Index parked at a puny 1. There was no sunshine and very low daylight and absolutely no enthusiasm for the prevailing conditions. Being outdoors … Continue reading chilling out, literally

a pandora’s box

He’s gone. My defiant, exuberant, beloved dog kicked the dust of this world from his paws and marched into the great unknown. Alone. On Wednesday afternoon. I’d hoped he might rally, live on until spring. I didn’t want to surrender him too early, but I was just as determined not to prolong any suffering. Truthfully, … Continue reading a pandora’s box