Archive for the ‘Winter’ Category

No snow days this week

February 9, 2011

Kansas got snow again yesterday. We only had several inches here but some places to the south saw 18 inches. It is hard to imagine. There have been a few days here of bitter cold but next week they are saying it might get to 65! What an unusual winter………..

I have made major project on my floral rug but am now at an impasse with available colors. I ordered some strips last night from Ram in the Thicket. I need a range of reds/pinks  for the roses that I haven’t been able to find so far. Hopefully it will be here soon so I can get back to work on it.

Keep warm 🙂

Writing one’s blog in the winter

December 16, 2010

I love how they have snow go across the writing this time of year. Wouldn’t it be neat if leaves could fall during autumn or flower petals in the summer.

I got some angel earrings from the FACS teacher at school. She is a very interesting lady and I would like to get to know her more. She is working on her degree in counseling and is very active at school. I wish I had that much energy.

I signed up the Praxis test in January. That is the last part of the licensure for this degree. I had better study as the sample questions look difficult. I think my brain is too tired at the moment to think too much 🙂

I made fudge last night. It was good. I hope it lasts until Christmas. I thought about making some other stuff but it depends if we can talk Jim’s mom into coming down. If not, the fudge will be it.

Temperatures in the 30s and 40s. Can’t complain about that. There was some freezing drizzle last night but I didn’t have to go out so we were ok. Keep warm.

Let it snow!

December 15, 2010

I found this today and thought you might enjoy it
Need a Snow Day?

I saw robins today

February 13, 2010

It was another exhausting week. I had a lot of running to do today. I went to the firemen’s breakfast, went rug hooking, got a haircut, picked up a Valentine shaped pizza for tomorrow and met up with Jim to get our taxes finished.
I saw some beautiful rugs finished today. I haven’t gotten up to speed with rug hooking yet for the year. Maybe after I go to Lenexa I will get excited about it again.
I saw several flocks of robins today. There is hope for spring. I do think that those flocks could take on that silly ground hog and win. 🙂

Snow, snow, snow

February 5, 2010

Very few days lately have been bright and clear. It has been unusually snowy this winter and when it isn’t it is often overcast. I did happen to catch an interesting contrast just lately though. Several weeks back, we happened to have a sunny Sunday morning so I snapped a shot to remind myself of the moment. This morning, at 7:30, while we were in the process of getting over 4 inches of snow, I took a few more pictures. Quite a contrast.

On the fiber front, I finished my January knitting block of the month, another dishcloth and started a sock using a pattern called Miss Marple. In conjunction with that, I started a Ravelry group to document the process. Hopefully it helps me get  both socks done.

Yesterday was like being in bedlam at work. Several people were downright ugly. One student is going for an alternate placement. It was difficult. The student had many wonderful qualities and I am not convinced others could see it. I pray things will work out. Another student, with severe health issues was crying in pain several days and had a seizure one night. I pray for that student too. Maybe spring with help.

Freezing Fog

January 12, 2010

Interestingly enough, there was freezing fog this morning. It iced the trees and made the air all whitish grey today. We are supposed to have some tomorrow morning too. It seems a small price to pay for the warmer temperatures that are supposed to be coming our way.

The picture is kind of funky. To get it to upload in a reasonable amount of time, I have to greatly reduce the quality. One time I tried to upload the pictures from my camera to Facebook and it took over 18 minutes leaving it at the 10 megapixels.