Tag: winter

January Temperature Scarf Update

The thing about the weather is that it’s always changing, sometimes rapidly. And in January, it was a lot of cold and colder (blues and purples are below freezing). For the most part it’s warmed up to storm, so there’s been way more rain than snow. And ice, lots of ice.

2018 Temperature Scarf

I’ve been slightly obsessed with temperature blankets and scarves for a while now. I love the idea of documenting the year a day at a time. Maybe it was the euphoria over actually accomplishing my Christmas ornament a day project or maybe it’s that this cold snap is making me slightly crazier, but when a friend shared a link to…

My Sign of Spring

Most people seem to have a landmark that means spring has arrived.  For me, it’s my grandmother’s crocus blooming.  Usually when I get home from vacation there’s a few that are peaking out.  There  certainly weren’t flowers this year.  But this week, a bit a green peaked out and in a couple of days, there they were.   Finally spring!…

Have I mentioned it snowed?

Rick Mercer is one of my favourite comedians; I love his take on our weather over the past two weeks.

Our “flurries” over the weekend turned into another 30 cm but only over the island.  We have another couple potential storms on the way. I think I feel my mammoth tusks growing.

I Think This is Number 4

It’s overcast and snowing.  Another storm is beginning.  This is just a regular snow storm.  We had one of those last Saturday.  We had a blizzard a week ago yesterday.  And another blizzard Monday.  That makes this snow storm number 4 in 10 days. The thing about living in the Bay of Fundy is that we get a fair amount…

Blizzard

Living in Canada, you tend to expect a certain amount of bad weather through the winter. If there wasn’t, it wouldn’t be Canada, it would be the Caribbean. Today we were hit with a particularly bad nor’easter. Being Canada, we continue with business open as usual through most conditions. But with the forecasts yesterday, most places went home from work…