Tag Archives: winter in Maine

Pace Car

On a day Both cold And dreary, I started home From work So weary. Snow had fallen Fast and heavy, Near the end Of the work day. Large, heavy flakes Most unexpected, Now covered Roads already A slushy mess. Still … 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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Machetes & Werewolves

It’s Friday the 13th and there’s a full moon, Modern Philosophers.  That means Maine’s Werewolves are running wild on the very day that Jason Voorhees is loose on yet another killing spree. While there hasn’t been a new Friday the … Continue reading

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Bring Your Ice Age To Work Day

Day 101 — I cannot believe how cold it is.  Seven degrees below zero as I leave for work this morning.  Hopefully, the car will start because there’s no way I’d survive the walk to the office in these temperatures. … Continue reading

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Life Inside My Snow Globe

I had an epiphany today, Modern Philosophers, which I love since I was born on the Feast of the Epiphany (it’s not too late to send me a birthday present!)… What if I actually live inside a snow globe? Stay … Continue reading

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Snow Tires and Self-Confidence

Day 90 — They have been predicting a massive blizzard all week.  Reports range anywhere from six to sixteen inches of snow, with winds up to forty miles per hour. The Winter Storm Warning stretches over a 24 hour period, … Continue reading

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@#$% It’s Cold!

@#$% it’s cold! It’s almost Christmas, So in honor Of the holiday, Everything Should be red and green, But my fingers And lips Are frostbite blue. If I hear the words “Polar Vortex” Escape from your Frozen lips, I will … Continue reading

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Why I Wear Brown Pants When It Snows

Do you want to know what the crazy thing about all this is, Modern Philosophers? I didn’t even realize it was going to snow today until I read an email on Friday from the HR Department.  They wanted us to … Continue reading

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When The Weather Outside Gets Frightful

Day 67 — I didn’t even bother to set the clock early to get up for my run.  The trauma of Day 66 was sure to remain with me, and I knew my night would be fraught with nightmares. Woke … Continue reading

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Mercury Poisoning: Thermometers Refuse to Budge as Maine Returns to Ice Age

Talks between the People of Maine and the Thermometer Union broke down earlier today after the Mercury again refused to budge from its position well below freezing.  Neither side would discuss the negotiations on the record, but I was outside … Continue reading

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