Monthly Archives: January 2008

A good day to stay inside

This morning Madison Public Schools did something it rarely does: close.  The temperature was 10 below zero, with a wind chill of -30.  Everything was closed, except for the hospital, so Papa had to go.  Roya and I baked cookies.  … Continue reading

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Lentil Loaf, eventually

Yesterday I decided to use the slow-cooker to make split pea soup, forgetting that “slow” is the operative word in this case.  Although I began at 11:00, it took hours before the thing even boiled, and by 5:00 I realized … Continue reading

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Mount Horeb International Film Festival

This evening we watched Fantastic PlanetOh yeah, and for something different, we had snow.  Only today, the high was 25.  Woo-hoo! But …. the deck is chest-high.  The snow piles are as high as the deck.  Where do we go … Continue reading

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Same thing every day…

-17 this a.m.  Snowstorm on the way back from our field trip to Milwaukee.  We saw this play at the Performing Arts Center.  It was good!

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How cold is it?

This would have to be the week that Papa decided to renovate the old kitchen!  Yesterday morning, the temp was -19, although by the time I was willing to drag myself out of bed, it had risen to a much … Continue reading

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Jeffrey’s Birthday

It’s Jeffrey’s birthday.  He would have been 47 years old.

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Rain, fog and stress

Our severe cold left us for a few days, and in its place we got dangerous fog.  Driving anywhere has been a nightmare.  It’s also been raining, and yesterday we had a thunderstorm! This evening the fog let up and … Continue reading

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