Category Archives: Weather

Dutch Winter

Have you ever observed the Dutch obsession with speed skating? Most Americans would only encounter this during the Winter Olympics, if that. But it’s definitely a thing. I’ve heard at least one sports announcer suggest that the Dutch care so … Continue reading

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Racing to Meet the Spring

I love our church’s Spring Break trip to the Great Smoky Mountains for many reasons. The change in scenery… the opportunity to practice spiritual disciplines… the community and camaraderie… All of these are lovely. But on our recent drive from … Continue reading

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Snow Piles

After the snows of late-January and early-February, I seriously thought that we’d have total snow cover through most of the month of March. But Spring surprised me. Spring is lovely like that. It feels like a surprise every year! Warm … Continue reading

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