Winter Time and the Living is Easy

Dear Reader, There was no winter this year in Boston. The Boston Globe made this pronouncement days ago citing unusually warm weather and fairly snow-free conditions all season. With just a few weeks before daylight savings, it looks as if we Bostonians may be able to make it to spring relatively unscathed. This weekend, we... Continue Reading →

Dull, Bleak, and Humdrum

Dear Reader, How are these winter months treating you? I admit that this corner of the year (January - mid-March) is perhaps my least favorite. I live in Boston; this means that the nights get longer in early November and going outside without a jacket isn’t really an option after September. Although it gets cold... Continue Reading →

The Sound of Falling Snow

Dear Reader, They say that it’s quieter when it snows. This is because snow absorbs sound. Have you ever been alone in the falling snow? This morning I walked to work before sunrise through a winter wonderland. It is so peaceful to see snow silently falling into a prestine white sheet. Untouched snow is so... Continue Reading →

Cold Dark Places

Dear Reader, It is the point of no return in Boston. There comes a time every autumn when the temperature plummets overnight and there is no sign that it will be warm again until spring. Although it has not exactly been warm lately, this is the first time that temperatures dropped below freezing. As a... Continue Reading →

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