January 27, 2019
“Saying Goodbye to the Season is in the Details”
It’s over, another season that stretched from Halloween through mid-January. Despite the best efforts of the world of commerce to extend it from September to February, Father Time pushed the chunky guy with the white beard out the door along with the red-nosed deer, and started the prep work for lawnmower sales.
Read the full Article at Duluth News Tribune
December 23, 2018
“Ready for the Many Rituals of Snow”
Most folks who grumble about snow ignore its finer points. That’s not to say it isn’t inconvenient and a mess to clean up, but there is fascination and beauty in its arrival.
January 6, 2018
“Ice Demons Take their Perch”
It is possible to stay ahead of the icy ridges on a roof’s edge by religiously scraping every last snowflake each time it snows. This requires obsessive attention to predictions flowing from weather forecasters. There are ways of coping with the dams, some verbal or chemical, others labor intensive. Still others rely on the magic of modern electricity.