Tag Archives: Canadian winter

Winter Moods — Haiku

Winter I. White panther stirs fear, Snowy jaws open to kill: Winter slinks nearer. Winter II. Backlit snowflakes fall, Floating glitter in sunlight– Diamonds from Heaven. More haiku

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Another Weather Post — Jeez, When Will She Quit!

Okay, yes, another weather post because I’m obsessed. Have you read my author bio lately (which I specially adapted for 2016’s release of Beyond the Precipice)? “EB does not like cold weather but has a fascination with it… E likes … Continue reading

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Well, This Isn’t Exactly Seasonal Either

It was only last week I was posting about our brutal temperatures of -30°C/-22°F across Alberta with wind chills into the -38 to -45°C (-36 to -49°F) range. Last week On February 7, Edmontonians persevered through a temperature of -28°C/-18°F … Continue reading

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Chillin’ & Cookin’

Chillin’ It was cold yesterday morning. At 5:58 a.m., I received this text from my daughter. At 8:27 a.m., it was -28°C (-18.4°F) with a wind chill of -38°C (-36.4°F). In Red Deer, a nearby Alberta town, the thermometer dipped … Continue reading

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Quick Sunday Funny

Teacher: If you’re done your picture, please come hand it in. Student: I’m done. Here you go. Teacher (frowns at blank sheet): What’s this? I’m not falling for that polar-bear-in-a-snowstorm thing. Student (looking hurt): No, it’s Edmonton in the fog! … Continue reading

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