Tag: North Iowa

The Nearest Ever-Hungry Juvenile

The Nearest Ever-Hungry Juvenile
I was expecting it to be above freezing when I headed off to work early this morning, but unfortunately those temps didn't arrive until much later, but at least the cold wasn't bitter. Some had mentio … continue reading

Cozying Up To Our Lonely Elderly

Cozying Up To Our Lonely Elderly
I wasn't the least bit happy when reading this morning about the bitterly cold temps we have in store for us starting on Thursday. I've lived thru those bitterly cold days in the past, and distinctly … continue reading

How Much I Admired Her Honesty

How Much I Admired Her Honesty
Nearly our entire day was cold and heavily overcast which wasn't pleasant whenever I was outdoors. With our days growing ever-shorter, I'm back in the swing of going to work in the dark, and returning … continue reading

Giving Iowa The Middle Finger

Giving Iowa The Middle Finger
Nearly all of our day was cloudy and cold until it approached quitting time, and then the sun came out, which didn't last but a couple of hours due to our days growing all the shorter. Just think, in … continue reading

A Hidden Patch Of Wild Strawberries

A Hidden Patch Of Wild Strawberries
We've been staying above overnight freezes, which is just fine by me because I still have outside work to get done before the cold arrives. I did have be at office a little earlier than normal, and on … continue reading

An Audio Aggravation

An Audio Aggravation
We definitely got a frost overnight, but fortunately it wasn't as bad as they were predicting, but hopefully enough to kill most of those nasty biting gnats, flies and mosquitos. The low areas definit … continue reading

He’s Grooming His Son

He’s Grooming His Son
As much as I don't like gray days, the gentle rain was a welcome sight because we need as much of this type we can get where they're slow and easy which allows for more soil absorption than the normal … continue reading

Pleasantly Memorable 2022 Easter

Pleasantly Memorable 2022 Easter
It was certainly a much more endurable day today than yesterday, and definitely due to the fact the wind wasn't blowing freezing air on us. Yes, we did have a light wind blowing from an east/southeast … continue reading

Plugged-into the Happenings

Plugged-into the Happenings
There was a heavier dusting of snow than I was expecting this morning, but at least I did have time to get it all shoveled before my full day began. At least the sun was shining and the wind wasn't bl … continue reading

It’s a Greater Key to Success

It’s a Greater Key to Success
Another below zero morning arrived, so yours truly donned my extra layer of clothing which seems to be those ever-ready items to grab before heading out the door. The light dusting of snow we received … continue reading