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Flakes

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Pre-Valentine’s Day Notes to Self

We’re heading into the snowiest Valentine’s Day weekend ever. But in the meantime, wife still has to go to work. So I man up and get out there in below-freezing temps (Real Feel: minus 80°) and shovel the driveway. It … Continue reading

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Instant Memoir

I’d expected to write another My Real Memoir entry this morning. But when I awoke (my favorite way to start the day), our world had been transformed from Cincinnati to Narnia, or (if you’re a GoT fan) the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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An Ode to Winter

16 years ago this week, we moved from sunny SoCal to Cincinnati, Ohio. And the view from our windows (above) was exactly the same as it is now. Because it turns out: They have winter here this time every year! … Continue reading

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No One Does Christmas Like My Wife

My Friday photoblogs usually feature images I’ve found online. But this time I didn’t have to look so far. I just grabbed my phone and began chronicling how my wife beautifies our home, especially during the Christmas season. Which starts … Continue reading

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Winter Truth

The world is born in the spring rejoices in summer and bundles its blessings in autumn ∴ But only in the winter does it learn who it is

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Happy Sprinter!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Uncertain spring, no longer winter. Transition’s the only permanent thing. So why should we wait to lift up our hearts? Let us huddle together and celebrate Sprinter! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “To be interested in the…

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Signs of Winter

Winter is here! Snow and ice are everywhere–just as New Year’s revelers are preparing to hit the roads! So be careful, folks. And obey the signs! Well, OK, not all signs. Disgusting weather alert! It’s all that snot that did … Continue reading

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Impatience

“Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.”  ~W. H. Auden

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November

The last leaves tremble on the ground as the snow arrives to bury them securing the peace that they have found and daring the world to start again

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