Category: Nature

Here We Snow Again

I’m starting to think I won’t see grass until June. Here in Cleveland,as in a large part of the nation, we’re in the midst of another winter storm (called Winter Storm Landon or Groundhog Snowstorm this time). It started with rain yesterday, which melted some of the snow from the previous storms. It was still…

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Let It Snow!

For the last few weeks here in Cleveland we’ve been promised snow storms. It appears that the third time was indeed the “charm”. The last two times, we had predictions in excess of six inches. We not nothing. This time, it started snowing Sunday night. When I woke up on Monday morning, there was nearly…

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I Did It!!!

On October 23rd, I did my first 5K. I had planned to do one in July, but ended up doing the 1 mile fun “run” (or walk in my case) because I had hurt my knee. It was a miserable, chilly, drizzly day on the shore of Lake Erie, but that didn’t stop me and…

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Oh No!!

We had, up until this evening, a tree on our tree lawn. A line of severe thunderstorms flew through the greater Cleveland area earlier. When the alert came through my phone, it said winds up to 80 mph. Looking at our poor tree, I can believe it. It could have been much, much much worse.…

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Ballet at the Zoo

A few months ago, I took a trip to the Cleveland MetroParks Zoo to watch the Cleveland Ballet perform “Alice”. For those of you who don’t know me, I took tap, ballet and jazz lessons for 15 years. (And like my mother used to say, it’s a good thing I did. I’m still klutzy. )…

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Winter Wonderland — Take 3

This was the view out my back porch on Wednesday morning. Gotta love “Spring” in Cleveland. And you know we had just put the snowblower in the shed. Actually, most of the snow had melted by evening. When I woke up on Thursday, the scene was pretty much the same. I decided there was no…

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