Tag Archives: 182 days of terror

Icy Balls

Day 178 —  Enough of this $%@#!  It’s the second week of Spring, and I am driving home in a  bizarre Spring Storm with icy balls slamming against my windshield. The roads are icy, everyone is driving slowly, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Welcome, Spring!

Day 171 —  According to the calendar, today is the first day of Spring!  Of course, this is Maine, so we know better, Modern Philosophers. I bundle up in my Winter jacket, walk past humongous piles of snow on the … Continue reading

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Snow Miser’s Last Hurrah

Day 165 — I foolishly thought we were done with the worst of Winter.  The snow had melted, temperatures had risen into the 50s, and hope was in the air. But Snow Miser would never leave without throwing himself one … Continue reading

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Ferris Blizzard’s Day Off

Day 136 — The storm of the winter finally arrived today. On Friday, predictions were already calling for two to three feet of snow by the end of the day.  My company decided yesterday to close for the storm.  This … Continue reading

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Too Much Snow On My Hands

Day 132  — Dealing with the second major storm in as many days.  Yesterday it was a terrible ice storm during the morning commute.  My windshield was covered in ice and I had to pull over to scrape it just … Continue reading

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Illuminating the Tunnel

Day 123 — When I stepped out into the parking lot at the end of the work day, I had to pause to make sure my eyes weren’t deceiving me.  There was still enough daylight lingering to give me a … Continue reading

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An Icy Reception

Day 116 — Ice, ice, baby.  No, I’m not listening to Vanilla Ice.  I’m describing what Winter Storm Kori was hurling at Maine with full force during my morning commute.  The freezing rain was coming down so hard that I … Continue reading

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