Tag: Mason City

Chasing Tail

Chasing Tail
It was another chilly one this morning with it hovering around 20 degrees, but of course we are now in the month of December and soon on a downward spiral towards hard winter. I'm still not acclimated … continue reading

In Prairie Place

In Prairie Place
After suddenly being awakened around two this morning, I happened to glance outdoors, and wouldn't you know, it was snowing, and still sleepy-eyed, I went into denial and fell back asleep. Thank goodn … continue reading

Just That Un-caring

Just That Un-caring
Once again, the wind was blowing strong today, and since our temps didn't get high enough, it was darned cold whenever I was out in it. Wouldn't it be nice to have at least a few calm days this month? … continue reading

A Time Capsule

A Time Capsule
It was an early up and out this morning with the number of duties I had awaiting me at office which I needed to get completed before the phones started ringing. Seeing how heavy the frost was when … continue reading

Blessed Earth

Blessed Earth
For a Saturday morning, I was far more on a burn to get things done before I had to be at my open house over at 115 S. Connecticut. From the hour of eight until about fifteen minutes before one, my ge … continue reading

Agonize over the Thought

Agonize over the Thought
Our last "hump day" day of the month came and went without any great happenings, and once it got above freezing, I went out and took care of a few errands before it grew busier, and one of them was my … continue reading

Green Tomato Ketchup

Green Tomato Ketchup
In spite of it still being below 32 degrees nearly the entire day, the sunny skies seemed to make our day feel all the warmer. It's interesting how the sun can brighter our spirits and lighten our loa … continue reading

Immersed in the Now

Immersed in the Now
Yikes! We had a double whammy this morning with about an inch of snow on the ground along with temperatures in the teens. It looks like we are headed into an early winter which has me a little unsettl … continue reading

Double-deep Parking

Double-deep Parking
Oh my goodness! We sure had a good freeze over the night and when I looked at the thermometer when leaving for work, it was eighteen degrees. Ouch! With that said, we'll be seeing all the rest of our … continue reading

Survival Modes

Survival Modes
After hearing how much snow Southern Iowa and the Minneapolis area received several days ago, I guess I have no cause to be complaining about the possibility of snow for our area this coming Sunday. Y … continue reading