• Happy New Years, Arctic Freezes and Other Surprises

    Hello from 20 degrees. Which I suppose isn’t nearly as bad as some of you are experiencing (looking at you, New England). (well I would look at you if you weren’t buried in snow. My sympathies. Compared to that, a couple of chilly toes and a frozen pond isn’t terrible…) Friends, I just want you to know that one of my few resolutions is to keep up with this blog. Which I imagine might be a recipe for not keeping up with it, depending on how cynical you are about resolutions, but I am cheerfully confident about my plan. That said, I would like for you to know that I…