Category Archives: Winter

Get out there and enjoy it!

When you live in a northern climate you clearly can’t hibernate all winter however seductive this option may be.  Of course there are times when the wiser choice is to clearly cocoon (see previous posts) but for the most part … Continue reading

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Frost Quakes!

I know it sounds like the name for a new brand of cereal but it seems to be the latest in our two week northern weather marathon here! A series of loud bangs that shook our homes, woke us up … Continue reading

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‘The Ice Storm Cometh’ (apologies to Eugene O’Neill)

They call it a ‘glitter storm’ in Newfoundland but here it’s just a dreaded ice storm! At first it was so pretty but we knew if it lasted too long it meant trouble and trouble we have… …first you hear the … Continue reading

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Solstice surprise

On the shortest day of the year we are given a reminder of just how Mother Nature really is in control of our lives. That most beautiful yet terrifying of weather phenomena, freezing rain, arrives. While everyone slips along icy … Continue reading

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