Monday, January 26, 2009

Dirty snow

Dirty snow

When I found out that I was moving somewhere that it snowed all the time I was like a little kid with dreams. Dreams of the white fluffy stuff that I could tromp in and throw and play in. Little did I know that over the season the snow never goes away and melts. It sits there and collects dirt. It collects salt. It is just something that you start to ignore as if it weren't there at all. The other day driving home I noticed that it is downright ugly.

Monday, January 19, 2009

just wanted you to know


It is still winter here and has been snowing. Dear friends and family in California you can stop calling me to tell me how balmy and summer like it is there. I still love you though.


I never really posted the new colors of the den (it really isn't THAT red) and I know you wanted to see it mom.

I am thinking about painting the rest of the stuff that needs painting (I am waiting until spring to do it but HEY SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!!....shut IS.


Any suggestions on colors?

Last but not least...
I was sent this picture from a time when I was not pale and ghost like and my hair actually was faded from the sun. It is amazing how pale and scary you become when you move to the tundra.


Wednesday, January 14, 2009



I am finally done with Mr Yarn's sweater. It is an Alice Starmore's Na Craga. Took forever because I kept putting it down to do something else. When it got so cold here that I noticed that even Mr. Yarn was cold, I finished it.


The cat is bored.


The dog is bored.

I am bored out of my mind but I am not going out in 10 degrees.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Thursday, January 01, 2009

4 Degrees of Cold

5 layers of clothes

Ok, I caught on to the dress code in New England. It is 4 degrees today and I finally think I got it down on how to keep warm. I have on a thermal shirt and a sweatshirt under that jacket. I also am wearing two pairs of long underwear (one didn't work). Nice look for the thighs and legs that now look like sausages. That isn't to mention the down jacket under the jacket and a damn face mask so that my nose doesn't fall off. Sad part is that I know it is going to get colder than this and I am all out of arsenal.

Not only that but who knew that snow actually blows around and pelts you in the face and makes you feel like you can't breathe...oh wait, I couldn't breathe because my nose was covered by the synthetic material.