Tag Archives: Winter

The First Snow of the Season

We had our first snow of the season yesterday. That’s always an occasion worth marking. I’ve been waiting patiently for almost nine months and here it is. It’s maybe not quite as exciting as a new baby, but it’s exciting all the same. The thing is, even though it’s exciting, the first snow of the […]

My Birthday

As a general rule, I don’t like true stories. They are not well plotted and the characters tend to the boring side of things. I like it when the author takes liberties. But for this story, I’m going to stick to the truth. My birthday was last week, but I need to start a few […]

Winter Songs

I always wonder why any song about or featuring winter becomes a Christmas song.  “Jingle Bells”, “Sleigh Ride” and “Winter Wonderland” have nothing to do with Christmas.  We should be just as happy listening to them in February as we are in December.  But we’re not, and I think that’s strange. Other holidays don’t co-opt […]