A Little Waltzier

A Little Waltzier
I'm sure there were all the many including me who awakened this morning to find around two inches of snow on the ground and not a bit happy about it.  Thank goodness it wasn't anymore because it was just enough to get myself broken into shoveling fo … continue reading

Strong, Stately, and Enduring

Strong, Stately, and Enduring
Fortunately I managed to get up to Lake Mills and then over to Northwood this morning in a timely fashion to where I made it back to Mason City just about the hour I'd expected.My first stop was at a client of mine where I picked her up and drove … continue reading

New Listing... 725 N. Washington Ave. Mason City

725 N. Washington Ave. Mason City
MLS:
180948
Price:
$ 119500
Fabulous 4 bedroom home offering oodles of updates your family will enjoy. Featuring gorgeous open staircase, beautiful oak woodwork and floors, generous size rooms, new kitchen, updated bath, main fl … view the listing

Old Widow Ladies

Old Widow Ladies
Thank goodness it was a bright sunny day which helped to keep us from feeling all the more chilled since it was hovering in the 20's most of the time until it did get up to the low 30's before the sun went down.Another appointment took me to Wort … continue reading

Swensrud Park

Swensrud Park
Thank goodness the clouds dispersed and the north wind wasn't blowing today!  As the morning wore on, it actually was near being pleasant outdoors.  Someone said it's supposed to be like this for at least a few days, and all the many happier who're … continue reading

Quiet Ones

Quiet Ones
Let's hope the wind went down with the sun tonight and won't start up again tomorrow.  This month has been more like December than I've seen in years, and hopefully it won't continue on like this because if it does, we're going to be seeing some rea … continue reading

These Last Months of 2018

These Last Months of 2018
I believe the best job in the world is that of a meteorologist, because if their predicted temperatures, for say a given week are wrong, they still keep their jobs and likely just chalk all those many in-correct predictions off as examples of how un- … continue reading

Veteran’s Day of 2018

Veteran’s Day of 2018
Thank goodness it was in the upper 20's this morning when I left the house.  While out, I did discover I'm finally getting used to the cold because I was actually getting a bit too warm while wearing my wool coat.The first thing I had on my plat … continue reading

A Young Me

A Young Me
It wasn't a pleasant experience when finding it 7 degrees outside this morning, but at least the wind wasn't blowing which would've sent the windchill down below zero.I did manage to arrive at the office early enough to get out and do that little … continue reading

As Snug as a Bug

As Snug as a Bug
Believe me, I wasn't a happy camper when finding snow on the ground this morning, and to make matters worse, the roads were exceptionally icy--especially the intersections.  Since it was so early, I quickly discovered the City hadn't  yet sanded th … continue reading

Dutch Mansard

Dutch Mansard
With this weather turning all the more winter-like, I keep getting the “feeling” that winter ushered itself out not so very long ago.  But then I'm reminded of the snowstorms this past April and May which shortened our months of pleasant weather … continue reading

Off-Worldly Things

Off-Worldly Things
For the first time since the cold arrived, I found myself digging out my winter coat.  Oh Mercy, it was really biting this morning!  It wouldn't have been so bad if the wind wasn't blowing, and when out and about in it today, I was certainly glad I … continue reading