11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

This would have been the 12th annual trip, but #COVIDchaos prevented us from going last year. So it's the 11th annual, take 2. Little did we know we'd end up stuck in #snowmageddon2021 in Denver. Saturday, March 13There was some rumblings of a snowstorm that was going to hit Denver late Saturday night - Sunday … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

February’s polar vortex

February started out okay, and then all of a sudden it got cold. Like really cold. Historic Arctic outbreak brings dangerous cold, snow and ice to central and southern U.S. reports the Washington Post. And from CBS news, Polar vortex brings most extreme winter weather in years. Friday, Feb. 12The "feels like" temperature was -15. … Continue reading February’s polar vortex

Frost in Wichita

We woke up January 13 inside a black and white Ansel Adams photo. Wichita was covered with hoarfrost: (an unfortunate name) fernlike ice crystals directly deposited on snow, ice or already frozen surfaces (from Wikipedia). Arch at Oak ParkTrees at Oak ParkTree on the riverFrost on branches