Posts tagged "snow"
Wanted: Winter Respite

Wanted: Winter Respite

The winter of 2013-2014 has been the coldest in the quarter-century that I’ve been here. More “wintery” is a better way of putting it. There have been colder temperatures and deeper snows in years past. But winter in northern Virginia is expected to be long spans with temperatures in the 30s (F), punctuated by a...
Old Man Winter 2012-2013

Old Man Winter 2012-2013

It’s true what they say, that as one grows older time seems to pass more quickly. ¬†While growing up, a year seemed more like a geologic age rather than mere months. The less pronounced seasonal changes of the South, where I grew up, may have contributed to that perception. Virginia’s seasonal changes are distinct, almost...