yesterday

yesterday there was a lot of ice.  and drizzle.  and grey. there was also warm tea.  and cocoa. yesterday there was math for the kiddos.  history.  writing.  a wee bit of science. all on a day when the local school district was closed due to ice. yes, poor kids...homeschooling.  ice isn't an issue. yesterday there [...]

soothing whiteness

a bit of snow {and ice} covered our ground over the weekend.  not much, but enough to afford us a glimpse of white outside the windows...enough to create a surface for sledding in the backyard...enough to encourage enchantment. i'm quite taken with the thin layer of ice on our trees' branches.  i know the temperatures are rising...and the ice [...]