Archive for January 2019

Life Below Zero on Almost an Island

Greetings from the frozen Northwoods, where we are on day four of double digit negatives, 30 degrees below zero this morning.  The only difference is that for once, the entire Midwest is experiencing the deep freeze right along with us.  Schools have been closed for most of the week, and my Facebook is flooded with…

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Wolves and Blood on Almost an Island

Greetings from the Northwoods!  Can you tell I just read “Make your Blog Stand Out with a Title that Hooks”?  For a supposedly quiet time of the year, there seems to be a lot happening so let’s get straight to it with every Wisconsinite’s favorite topic, the weather.  (Yes, that trumps even wolves and blood.) …

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Wintering on Almost an Island

The sun is shining in the Northwoods, a bit crisp at 16 degrees but we’ll take any Vitamin D (and blue sky) we can get.  Town is fairly quiet today, although the upcoming 3-day weekend means we’ll likely see some extra visitors.  Per the usual this winter we could sure use some fresh snow.  It…

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Out With the Old from Almost an Island

Greetings from the Northwoods!  We woke up to four to five inches of fresh snow here this morning, and about two more inches of ice on top of that.  Since I wasn’t on floor time today I decided to work from home for awhile and not risk the nasty roads.  Flexibility is just one of…

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