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February 26, 2011

Coming or going

Most streets and highways are clear, but it’s still cold … and it’s still unclear whether the snow is coming or going. In shady areas and higher elevations, snow is still altering the landscape, and daily habitss.

February 25, 2011

Cold and clear

We haven’t had snow recently, but below freezing temperatures mean the accumulated snow will be here for a few days. There wasn’t much activity at the W.T. Preston interpretive center Friday morning, but there was a healthy level of business … Continue reading

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February 23, 2011

Snow indeed

It’s only a matter of time now before neighborhood kids with sleds and discs begin to populate the hill on our corner. School’s cancelled for the day, and forecasts call for continued cold, so the white stuff’s likely to be … Continue reading

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January 9, 2011

Snowy Sunday

Snow, right on schedule. Look closely here and you’ll see a garden ornament, “decorated” for the day with a lacy layer of snow.

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November 23, 2010

No school

As evidenced by the snow on this rhody, Tuesday morning temperatures are still below freezing. School was cancelled today in the Anacortes School District. Snowfall has stopped, however, and strong winds have cleared many open areas. My hat is off … Continue reading

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November 23, 2010

Welcome winter

Here it comes! The morning sky had “that look,” and sure enough, Monday’s snow had begun to accumulate by mid-morning. If you’re going to be out, cozy corners like Penguin Coffee are a great idea. Fellowship, hot beverage and a … Continue reading

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December 14, 2009

Snow on tracks

It wasn’t heavy snow, but Fidalgo Island experienced a “dusting” Sunday, leaving elevated and shady areas with ice and a light blanket of snow Monday morning. This photograph was taken on March’s Point between the Shell Puget Sound Refinery and … Continue reading

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March 9, 2009

Don’t look now

Don’t look now, but March has unleashed yet another snowstorm. I lied to myself this morning, suggesting the temperature would rise and the white stuff would be gone by noon. Hardly. Pull out the mittens and earmuffs.

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February 26, 2009

Pretty, but…

It’s back. Snow again Wednesday evening, and more through the night. I’m guessing many share my sentiments when I say, “It’s pretty, but I’m ready for spring.”

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December 26, 2008

Soon to go

With temperatures rising, the snow from these neighborhood trees is starting to melt. Yes, it’s beautiful, but I can’t say I’m brokenhearted about the prospect of clear streets once again. It was nice to have a white Christmas, though, wasn’t … Continue reading

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December 23, 2008

Two wheelin’

This winter adventurer expressed apprehension on his way by, but it looked to me like he was handling the snow well on his mountain bike. Of course there could have been some challenging hills ahead…

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December 22, 2008

Snow team

This Monday morning walk on the hills above Anacortes included no breaks for conversation with photographers. These dogs were on a mission, noses to the ground in search of who knows what. I was moving at a much more moderate … Continue reading

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