Tagged: winter

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Lightning in a Sweatshirt

A short little tale of one of the strangest superpowers all humans have. Clearly I need more coconut oil…

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Rock Creek Snark on “Telework”

Rock Creek Snark nails the idea of “telework” in DC… Sources report that in anticipation of widespread school closures and unsafe commuting conditions, thousands of workers are currently formulating a wide variety of excuses, schemes, and alternate itineraries to maximize...

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DMV Winter Restaurant Week, January 25-31, 2016

Restaurant Week already? Yep! While you’re enjoying traveling or staying home for Christmas and/or New Year’s, think about making those plans around the end of January. Kick 2016 off at your favorite restaurants this January 25-31, 2016 when Metropolitan Washington...

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Weather Channel 2015-16 Winter Storm Names

Even though there’s still a little contention over their doing so, The Weather Channel has released their list of 2015-16 Winter Storm Names with explanations of the names. “It’s simply easier to communicate about a complex storm if it has...

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snow: The Late Late Late Frost

Dear Late Frost, Oh, we’ve had some good times over Winter and right on into Spring. You even played hide and seek for a few days–here and there–and let us run around in the sun… and when you discovered that...

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blog: still here!

So yeah, it’s been a long time, huh? Shaking out the cobwebs, trying some new digs, and mostly trying to convince myself that people are still visiting this blog for posts other than the SNL Justin Timberlake and Beyonce sketch.

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weather: uh…, whut?

So, that was Monday. And by Saturday, we’ll be seeing temps nearly in the 70s. Perhaps this is just a fitting reward from Nature for our losing an hour on Sunday. After the week I’ve had, I need my weekend,...

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weather: numb finger blogging

Ye gods, it is butt ass cold out there! Somewhere in my bones I realize that today is a wee bit better than yesterday as there’s less wind, but still… ouch! Even so, I’m not sure what it says that...

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video: Yule Blog

Inspired by Fredo’s semi-famous photo of him enjoying the televised Yule Log and a few fun moments from Corner Gas [starts at 4 mins], I decided to seek out a Yule Log video this year. I’m not sure how I’ve...

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You know, we’re living in a society!

I think it’s time to reclaim a little bit of civilized behavior and apply it back to IMs. I can handle that interpersonal communications have, over time, removed the personal part of it… and often times the communication as well....

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Distractions

I just got back to my desk with my lunch. Just wait. It won’t take long. Someone will stop by just as I’m about to shove a forkful of food into my mouth and decide that it’s the perfect time...

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What the heck am I doing here?

Well I had a headache last night so went to bed early listening to Brian Eno – Ambient 1 and I guess it resulted in some really good sleep. I got up this morning and looked out the window to...

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Homer said it best…

Homer: Don’t you ever get tired of being wrong all the time? [sound link] Marge: … Sometimes. I agree with John Kelly of the Post when it comes to snow, Bring. It. On. But weather people, stop whipping us up...

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The flurries are fleeting…

Hobbes said it best, “It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on!” I knew it wouldn’t last long, but snow still gets that child’s reaction out of me, it’s fun to watch, more fun to hope...

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oh em gee, SNOW!

Finally, winter is asserting itself and we got a nice snowy Sunday afternoon and evening. Not that it did much to last or anything, but it was a lot of fun to watch while I cleaned house and played games....