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Merry Christmas!!

On November 30 the movers came and packed and loaded all our belongings, and that evening we got on a plane and flew to Seattle, Washington. In the last 3 weeks we found a new apartment in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, moved...

Let It Snow!

Yesterday morning it snowed, the first snowfall of the year. The temperatures plunged below zero, and in one night some trees dropped all their leaves in a panicked attempt to keep up with the temperature change. It was amazing to see the blankets...

Color Rush

The bright colors of these sodas were a great pick-me-up on a cloudy day. After a nice warm-up we're heading into another cold spell here in Minnesota, so I can use all the bright colors I can get. I'm going to make a...

Merry Christmas Eve

The gifts are purchased, the groceries are bought, we have a log on the fire, a beautifully decorated tree and Christmas specials on the television. Tonight we plan a nice dinner and some Christmas gift wrapping, mixed with some eggnog and hot cocoa. Merry Christmas...

Snow!

This evening we're getting our first big snowfall of the winter season. We've gotten a few inches already, and should be getting a few more before the morning. Lake Calhoun is almost completely frozen, although I wouldn't attempt to walk across it just...

Snow Lake

We had a rare warm day today, so Jim, Cooper and I headed out to Lake Calhoun to enjoy the snow and watch the kite skiers. I was amazed at the way the snow had formed into dunes in some places, and barren ice...

Doxie Lovefest

Saturday was the February Twin Cities Dachshund Lover's Meetup, also known as the "Weinerdog Love Fest". This once-a-month event for weenies and their human counterparts is always a good time (who wouldn't be entertained by a room full of long-bodied short dogs running wild!)...

Snow Dog

This past weekend we had our first snowstorm of the season, and it was Cooper's first snowstorm ever! He was a bit nervous at first but now he's loving it. He's chasing and eating snowballs and loving long walks on the trolley path. Who knew...