Tag Archives: winter

Picky, Picky, Picky.

Because of my food aversions and intolerances, my food choices are limited. All those coffee drinks sound so decadent, but I do not tolerate caffeine or dairy well, nor do I care for the bitter aftertaste of coffee. My tolerance … Continue reading

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Long Winter Nights: Where is My Muse?

This week, one of our foxes posed the question of seasonal changes in daily sunlight and the effect of longer nights on our writing schedule. Since I’m semi-retired and have no children at home, this probably has less of an … Continue reading

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Traditionally COLD

… and I’m Shivering By Jeff Salter What I hate about the title song to the movie, Frozen, is that the heroine WANTS to “let it snow”. We’re blogging this week about traditions dealing with cold weather — whether that … Continue reading

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Winter? Not Fun

Do you have any first day of winter/first snowfall traditions? One of our foxes asked that question for this week, and it definitely had me stumped. We get plenty of snow here in West Michigan, but I honestly can’t think … Continue reading

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Sum,Sum, Summertime!

Topic this week: How does our routines change during the Summer? As resident foodie here, that is a big change during the warmer months: food. Soups and stews, casseroles and roasts are just too warming and heavy for the hot … Continue reading

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Wanna build a snowman?

Happy Monday 🙂 Today is the 11 August, which is the 223rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year Topic today: Mistaken identity: Have you ever been mistaken for … Continue reading

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The Garden full of Kinder

“We’re not in this life just to work, we’re in it to live.” Cecelia Ahern “The Gift” We’re talking Child’s Play today… Where do I start? I grew up in a block of apartments, with lots of kids around. School … Continue reading

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Some like it HOT

“That’s the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don’t expect them or want them.” ― Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now Happy Monday everyone! Were you here last week? If not, you missed out on quite … Continue reading

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Not So Hot

…Is How I Really Feel About Winter By Jeff Salter Okay, I’ll try to make this short and sweet:  I don’t like being cold. Though I was raised mostly in the South (Louisiana, Mississippi, & Georgia) and spent the better … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland. Not.

I think the majority of us here on Four Foxes, One Hound are from the south. I’m no exception. For me, the best part of the year is around November because that’s usually when the cooler weather heads our way. … Continue reading

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