Tag: snow

The Spirit of Christmas Drove a Pickup Truck

The Spirit of Christmas Drove a Pickup Truck

As Christmas time nears, I like to retell this story, a simple post  about my new home (at the time), new friends, and the beginning of many fine old memories in this fine old house. Boz and Gracie prefer dry paws and wood heat. Each […]

Merry Christmas From My House to Yours

Merry Christmas From My House to Yours

No white stuff this year, but I love recalling 2008, when a lush blanket of snow halted everything on the island but our laughter and delight. What’s that Boz? You just spotted Sasquatch down by the orchard. Merry Christmas to all and to all a […]

Snow Falling on Cedars and Everything Else

Snow Falling on Cedars and Everything Else

My madrona branch fence flocked in winter white Snow is a welcomed albeit rare visitor to Vashon. When an arctic blast ushers in a snowy blanket and enveloping hush, the island is transformed, as if the snowflakes absorb both sound and the presence of haste. […]

Tall Clover Farm: Warm Welcome on a Chilly Night

Tall Clover Farm: Warm Welcome on a Chilly Night

The chill of the evening cannot dissuade me from writing my first blog entry, not even at my desk upstairs. The heat in my house is most comfortable on the first floor where it remains insolent to most basic of nature’s laws: heat rises. Not so here; the warmth […]