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I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. We had another fantastic Christmas here in Yakima, and yes, it was a white one. Our family, Wendy and Emily, had quite a struggle to get over here because of that white stuff, but they eventually made it on Thursday before Christmas,Continue reading “NEW YEAR! NEW YEAR!”


We have had warmer temperatures this past week so our snow is slowly melting. When it gets to this stage I’d just as soon see it go. Despite the melting, we did get a light dusting on the driveway and sidewalk last Thursday night. We discovered a lot of tracks out in the front whenContinue reading “END OF THE SNOW”


There has been a lot of news lately about the cold weather across the nation. The winter storm that just hit Texas and other southern states was certainly out of the ordinary and caught the region very unprepared. A few days before that storm hit the South, we had a much smaller storm go throughContinue reading “SNOW DAYS”


During recent walks that Linda and I have taken around the neighborhood, I began to notice something a bit odd. It started happening after the first of the year, and I didn’t think anything of it to start with. But as we walked around different places, I began to notice these bullets in the road.Continue reading “BIG BANG”


Well, that furry little rodent (NOT the one in the featured picture above!) came out of his hole and saw his shadow this week, so we are in for six more weeks of winter. Of course, we would be having six more weeks of winter regardless of what the groundhog saw, but that’s the wayContinue reading “MORE WINTER”