Brrrr!

I took this photo shortly after posting the last entry here, and I loved the way it turned out…it was still not very light outside, as you can tell! We are down to “only” one winter advisory now and that is for lake effect snow.  That shouldn’t be too bad, as we seldom get much [...]

And so *it* Continues…..

“IT”?  you ask…. This is from that cute little red banner today: URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 638 AM EST WED DEC 31 2008 …GENERAL SNOW TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS MORNING FOLLOWED BY LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT… .LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA EARLY THIS MORNING [...]

WooHoo! Hang onto Your Hat

For the past many days, every time I have looked at the weather online,  a little red warning banner has spanned across the report.  It has varied with many themes….snow warnings,  winter advisories,  and blowing and drifting snow alerts.  Yesterday, with temperatures soaring well above freezing, the banner showed up again…this time warning of flooding [...]

Saturday Skies…

We decided to go up to Henrietta,  a suburb of Rochester (also known as a shopping mecca to Rochestarians) today.  Mark was wanting to shop for some stain for a table he is refinishing.  Since we weren’t going to be anywhere to take awesome photos,  my family watched me drag along my big, bulky camera [...]

He is Still the Reason for the Season!

Yesterday, we spent a considerable amount of time in the living room, so I switched on the little light on the nativity scene.  As I did so, I carefully looked at the little manger scene….. My father-in-law had given us the set as he was moving from his apartment into a nursing home in October [...]

It’s Almost Here!

Even though some radio stations have gone to “72 hours of Christmas music” with no interruptions, it seems hard to believe it is almost Christmas!  Harder still to believe we will be turning the page on a new calendar in just a few days! The kids had two of their friends over this afternoon and [...]