Tag Archives: winter

First snowy walk of the year

Although the world around us has been hit with snow repeatedly over the last few weeks, we, aside from the very occasional ephemeral flurries, were yet to have any real snow. That changed yesterday. You can imagine the early morning … Continue reading

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Polar vortex and staying warm

It is bitterly cold this week. The wind chill factor has brought the temperatures down to -6’C tonight (21’F) and tomorrow should be even colder with half an inch of freezing rain. The gusts of wind have been reaching 45 … Continue reading

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Signing off for a few days… Gratitude

A few weeks ago, I posted about our ceiling and the troubles we had with the winter weight on the roof of our house. Well tomorrow (and possibly Friday), the contractors are coming back to give us a brand new … Continue reading

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