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Windy winter :: Snow

I woke with a start and was mildly disappointed to discover that enormous trolls were not battering my house, but merely 80mph winds.

    TAGS:  disappointment, Winter, trolls, windy

Splatter :: Keith

“Damn winter,” Henry said as pee splattered off the thin sheet of ice that had formed in his toilet.

    TAGS:  Henry, Winter

How! :: Jo

Ah, it is winter in the Bay Area, and all the daffodils are in bloom.

    TAGS:  Winter, flowers

winter-becky :: boot

“Tee, hee, hee,” said her toes.

    TAGS:  Becky the Harlequin, toes, Winter, sock journey

As the earth tilted toward winter, the moon and the stars joined Juan for his morning swim.

    TAGS:  Juan, Winter, earth, stars, moon

(Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bra) As it turns out, the brassiere serves an important secondary function: keeping your nipples from freezing off.

    TAGS:  weather, worry, Winter, brassieres, function, bras, nipples, freeze

Boots, scarves, hats, coats and plenty of excuses to stay inside and read books.

    TAGS:  books, boots - the footwear, Winter, scarves

oh rainy day :: boot

Sure, sure, I know it’s winter and, yes, I welcome and love the rain, but would you mind turning up the temperature just enough so that I can bend my fingers. Thank you.

    TAGS:  rain, Bent Rule Club, Winter, broken rule

That Time :: Jo

The leaves are turning, the weather is snappier, and I’m dwelling on long winter naps.

    TAGS:  Autumn, Winter, seasons, naps

The hair in my nostrils made a soft “pffft” sound as the steam rising off my coffee thawed them out on my walk home – it was 10 degrees below 0 at 8:00AM when I made my daily trek to Starbucks.

    TAGS:  Winter, Starbucks, nose hair, Life in Denver

Doom Blossoms :: scott

Asian blossoms open to welcome the doomed sun as it shines down on the oblivious activity of people unaware that the blooming in winter of this particular tree, beside a tiny brook in a craggy ravine in the mountains of Nepal, is one of many portents of the end of the world.

    TAGS:  doom, Asian, Winter, blossoms, craggy

ice castles :: boot

Inside the frozen mountain, the young girl slept and dreamt, each foggy breath making gently whirling spirals of colour in the air.

    TAGS:  Becky the Harlequin, harlequin, Winter, dreaming, whirling, stirring

It’s ending; I can feel it.

    TAGS:  Winter, cool, sadness

The cold still seeps through the cracks in my wall, and it is no wonder that I am still not well, though the blanket has warmly made weighty promises.

    TAGS:  Winter, cold

When it comes to setting up your new filing system and organizing your desk, a dark, chilly day beats a warm, bright day by a country mile.

    TAGS:  Winter, bright side, filing

Sprung :: grudknows

The sun, after weeks of teasing, jumps playfully out from behind a cloud and trails warm fingers over my skin, awakening energy that winter’s harsh touch left cold.

    TAGS:  clouds, Spring, Winter, sun, energized

below zero? :: boot

Have I moved out of Australia while I slept?

    TAGS:  Winter, cold, seasons

It’s January, so the leaves are falling and the late tomatoes are nearly ripe.

    TAGS:  Winter, seasons, tomatoes, ripe, January, unseasonal

Juan had no choice but to break his vow not to whine about the weather to point out that his yard is dried-out dead and this winter’s precipitation-to-date is THREE PERCENT of normal

    TAGS:  weather, Juan, Winter, complaining

Here, in the midst of my mild Australian winter, my toes are wonderfully warm thanks to my mighty boots of awesome.

    TAGS:  boots - the footwear, Winter, Poland, mighty boots of awesome


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