Tag: Russia

Custom-Fitted For That Pot

Custom-Fitted For That Pot
Another beautiful day arrived in North Iowa, and as much as I would've liked to have been out enjoying it, I was pretty much tied to my office with the fielding of calls along with emails regarding my … continue reading

Just For A Little Landscape Diversity

Just For A Little Landscape Diversity
Another gray Sunday arrived, and when seeing it lightly misting while I was driving to office, that old saying came to mind which goes, "If it rains on Easter Sunday, it will rain for seven of the fol … continue reading

Going Into Battle Against the Orcs

Going Into Battle Against the Orcs
Our weather is making me feel like we're caught in a "Groundhog Day" scenario where it's repeating itself day after day. The rain we received last night was more than I was expecting, especially when … continue reading

The Aftereffects from 77 Years Ago

The Aftereffects from 77 Years Ago
We started our day with gray skies and a little rain, but not long after the strong winds arrived again, but this time out of the south. Can you believe it was seventy-six degrees in the Downtown this … continue reading

Continuing To Take Place in River Town

Continuing To Take Place in River Town
It finally happened. We actually had a day without that strong northwest wind sending chills up our spines. There was a breeze out of the north, but nothing like what we've had to endure these past da … continue reading

They Got Their Noses Bloodied

They Got Their Noses Bloodied
This near gale-force wind was an unexpected arrival which again kept me from shedding my winter coat for the season. It looks like we're going to have a few more days of what I believe are well below … continue reading

Bow To Their Courageous Acts

Bow To Their Courageous Acts
The fog was pretty thick this morning which hung around until around ten, and in spite of it being above freezing, the dampness from the fog cover caused it to feel all the colder than it actually was … continue reading

A Milk Bucket Under a Bull

A Milk Bucket Under a Bull
While driving to work this morning, I suddenly realized we are approaching the Vernal Equinox because of how the rising sun was near-blinding while driving east on one of our near perfect "grid" stree … continue reading

Far too Childish

Far too Childish
Let's hope everyone is enjoying these warmer first days of February since we're going to be in the below zero zone for likely four or five days come this weekend. Someone mentioned how fearful she was … continue reading

Cunningly Fomenting

Cunningly Fomenting
Here we are at the 12th of April, and the snowbanks in the Manor's parking lot across the street from my office, are still around six feet tall. Just so you get a better picture of how creepy our we … continue reading