Category Archives: Winter

Fotography Friday.

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Photography Phriday, 8/9/19.

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Three on Thursday.

Three things about winter right now, in visual format. Milady LOVES the snow. She stays outside longer than either of the other two dogs. Don’t know if you can tell, but it is snowing… very heavily.   Bonus!  

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Universe pooping, continued.

Just in case you don’t remember all the ways in which the universe has pooped on us in the past month, here is a recap. Well pump no longer supplies enough water for both the geothermal HVAC and the household … Continue reading

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Luck Winter Carnival!

My favorite part of the Luck Winter Carnival is — surprise! — the Friday night trivia contest at Cafe Wren. My friend Jeff organizes this every year, When he invited me to participate, I declined because I felt like maybe … Continue reading

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It’s winter carnival time in Luck, WI.

Above, you see the beginnings of the annual ice castle. I am pretty sure the builders are glad the polar vortex moved on; Saturday’s temp when I took this photo was 60˚ warmer than earlier in the week. No shortage … Continue reading

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When it rains snows, it pours freezes.

The power company has turned off the interruptible power every day this week from 5pm-ish to 11pm-ish. Our geothermal HVAC system is on the interruptible power grid. Our system has a brand-new well pump and a brand-new pressure tank, but … Continue reading

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Ice out!

The ice finally went out of the lake a couple days ago, May 1. That is the latest since we began coming here in 1991. What a weird spring! Let us review our history of the lake. The sounds of … Continue reading

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Smokey update.

He was discharged on Friday with a long list of follow-up appointments. Feels fine, slightly better than when he went in. Basic questions remaining to be answered: why prostate so enlarged, why hemoglobin so low. All other symptoms stemmed from … Continue reading

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Guess what. We got some more snow.

Forecast is for 50˚ by the weekend, 60s next week, maybe even some 70s. Flooding, anyone?

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