Gorgeous Sunset//winter @quincy beach
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Gorgeous Sunset//winter @quincy beach

We went for a chilly (windy, less than 40F) walk to catch this lovely sunset, and came back to warm triple chocolate brownies. I ate a little Too many (shhhh). The waters were frozen enough for sea gulls to browse for what could be found. It is the first time I went looking for sea … Continue reading

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Snow is a-swirling, so is cookie butter! {recipe: challah cookie butter french toast}
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food / Gourmet the BlueBoots Way / neighborhood / new year

Snow is a-swirling, so is cookie butter! {recipe: challah cookie butter french toast}

For those of you who don’t live in a place where it snows, you can find a short video clip of today’s swirling snow. I asked myself this morning why I live in such a place where I have to go clean off my car, trudge to work without getting blown off course, or shovel … Continue reading

Waiting for Spring
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Waiting for Spring

Winter after winter, in each cold, snowy, icy place I’ve lived, I always accepted the many 5-7 months of winter as a fact of life and never wished it away. When I learned the tricks (invest in awesome snow boots with ice melting soles, a long down jacket, rev my car engine in place to … Continue reading

Adventure in Normal Life / Fashion / Reflections

Dressing Dilemmas: Reasons why getting dressed {in winter} is hard to do

Winter in the northeast has the effect of making ordinary things just that much harder to do. For example, take preparing for a commute. Instead of simply donning an outfit of choice (or, dictated by limits from laundry) and shoes and slinging a bag over one’s shoulder to head out the door the process elongates until minutes … Continue reading

Daily Hymn / Divine

Hymn-a-Day: 75

Good morning! This past weekend, Blizzard Nemo arrived. It was a tremendous amount of fun, and there will be a post coming up soon with happy pictures of that. Beyond playing outside in the snow, the mountains of snow banks and the eerie sound of shovels hitting ice outside my window all day yesterday didn’t … Continue reading