Tag Archives: Snow

It HAD to be a Friday

It was a week ago last Friday (It HAD to be a Friday); when, for no apparent reason, I decided to voluntarily do the dishes. I plugged the sink and added detergent and suddenly realized there was no hot water. … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

It is now Christmas Eve in the year of our lord, Jesus Christ, 2017. The decorations are up; the gifts, such as they are, are all wrapped. While some folks find snow messy and bothersome others ardently hope for a … Continue reading

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The First Snowfall of the Winter

My dear Patrick, It is a song, a very real song, and a song from some time ago. It’s about the first snowfall of the winter. I have this vague childhood recollection of watching two girls, teenage girls – most … Continue reading

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Sergeant of the Guard!

The weather of late reminded me of an incident back in the winter of 1970-’71. I was on Guard Duty at Ft. Riley, Kansas. I was guarding the 67th Signal Battalion’s Motor Pool; a sizable area about four city blocks … Continue reading

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Lonely Boy

Alone and out shortly after dark; trying to roll up a snowman out of sparse wet slush, dead leaves and dog turds; wearing a pair of socks for mittens. Just an observation.

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