Tag: Mason City

Smudge Ceilings

Smudge Ceilings
It was a quiet Sunday morning due to having attended a church service yesterday afternoon, and no scheduled playing of a piano or organ at another house of worship. With my early hours free, I donned … continue reading

Kitchen Sink

Kitchen Sink
I'm going to consider this month having come in like a lion today so it'll go out like a lamb when it's over.  Thank goodness we're not supposed to get the amount of snow that was predicted several d … continue reading

Out of that Storm’s Path

Out of that Storm’s Path
It was quite the whirlwind day, and I dare say I was out of my office more than in to the point where I don't think the engine of my vehicle ever had time to cool off.  Of course the first thing I ha … continue reading

341 S. Carolina Avenue

341 S. Carolina Avenue
It was wonderful to have the sun out since it was in the low teens when I arrived at the office this morning.  Unfortunately it looks like we're going to have snow coming our way the end of this week … continue reading

Temporal Exhaustion

Temporal Exhaustion
At least it was ten degrees warmer this morning than it was yesterday which was a positive thing.  Most of us have already forgotten how nearly every winter when it's very cold and all the drier indo … continue reading

Celeriac

Celeriac
You all may be thinking I'm beating the subject of our weather to death, but I just can't get over how pleasant it's been for the first half of January.  I've been telling everyone to savor every mom … continue reading

Mud-wrestling Contest

Mud-wrestling Contest
We absolutely couldn't have had a better day for the 3rd of January.  It was actually in the high 40's each time I looked at the thermometer, yet later on, someone said it even got up to 50 degrees. … continue reading

Questionable Characters

In spite of the temperature not being all that cold, it was pretty darned chilly outdoors today, and we can blame the wind for making it feel all the colder.  Thank goodness I dressed all the warmer … continue reading

Your Hidden Sanctuary

Your Hidden Sanctuary
Today was a bit quirky for me from the get go due to my not having paid pre-Christmas visits to some near and dear ones which I should have done days ago, but at least I got my act together, made some … continue reading

A Terrible Shame

A Terrible Shame
So here we are again at the crossroads of nature's yearly tug-of-war between night and day.  With this being the day where we have the least amount of daylight during the entire year, beginning tomor … continue reading