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White Christmases

Will we or won’t we? It’s everyone’s winter fantasy come true.  You wake up on Christmas morning, throw back the curtains, and there it is.  A winter wonderland straight out of Currier and Ives.  Trees with branches bowed with snow.  The world hushed with the weight of fluffy flakes of…

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Poo in the Air = Snow?

Living in the mountains for many winters, I’ve often thought the air brings signs of snow before the flakes fly.  Sometimes it’s in the form of extreme wind.  Sometimes, there’s a faint smell of moisture, sort of like rain, but more subtle.  Sometimes it’s just the feel of heavier humidity….

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Squeaky Snow

As I wake from bed, I stumble over to the loft and stare out the huge windows.  It is so cold that it seems even time has frozen.  The air is hushed and nothing seems to be moving in this wintry scene.  Still, it is 7 a.m. and the dogs…

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First Snow

The day started out with a chill to the air.  After what seemed like an endless parade of dry and hot days, finally fall had arrived.  Clouds sank further and further, obscuring the tops of the mountains.  An occasional glimmer of gold peaked out from the fog that seemed to…

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