Category Archives: weather

Like No One Is Watching

There are two different ways that I pick Today’s Perfect Moment. This might not be that important for you, but it is important for today’s post. I either reflect on the day when I am at my keyboard, or on … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Winter

I forgot my phone and had to run back to my house to get it. If I didn’t have to enter my work hours, or keep up several games of Words with Friends, I probably would have left it and … Continue reading

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The Sound of Snow Falling

Today had two Perfect Moments. The first was the early morning snowfall. I was out of the house before the sun had cleared the horizon.  It was a short walk to my bus stop, but it was a quiet one.  … Continue reading

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White Christmas

It would seem we are going to have a white Christmas. From the depths of my closet, I have dug out my boots, my gloves, my scarf, and my toque.

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Winter Makes Its Presence Felt

Despite planning an early (pre) winter escape, mother nature had other plans for me.  On my way home, in the dark, on a bus, it started to snow.  Yes, it was forecast, but I rarely put any faith in those … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again….briefly

Further to yesterday’s blog about whether to go on a bike trip or not, I decided to get out on my old mountain bike and tool around the neighbourhood. I hadn’t been on a bike of any kind in months.  … Continue reading

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When it Rains…..

Today’s Perfect Moment is the smell of rain. In my somewhat tired and sore state, I will do my best to explain it to you. By some mysterious grace of the universe, I was spared the drenching that accompanies the … Continue reading

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Air in the Tires, Air in my Soul

Yesterday, I went to the cycle store to pick up my new bib. If you are following this blog, you might remember that my cycling bib died a horrible death.  I don’t know whether it was shock, weather, or research … Continue reading

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Mystery on a Rain Soaked Evening

On a rain soaked evening, entering the bus terminal building, I wasn’t surprised to see things wrapped in plastic. In fact, I would have been more surprised not to see them.  In my case, I had my library book (W.O. … Continue reading

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When You Can’t See Out the Bus Window

It would have been easy to cast this day aside. The weather was hardly cooperating and my students took the “it’s Monday” thing to a whole new level.  When one colleague asked me about that rhyme involving April showers and … Continue reading

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