It's the weekend, Readers!
If you're experiencing a cold snap like most of the nation,
grab a blankey and something warm to sip on,
and relax for a few minutes at the Lamp Post.
is under HiberNation,
holing up for the three long winter months-
January, February, and March.
Sister Susan in North Dakota got a break in her cold temps
and got out and about when the dashboard thermometer finally climbed to negative 4.
Joyce from Wisconson at least killed off those pesky mosquitoes
with negative 13.
Erie had snow--
lots of it!
It hit the lake shore all afternoon,
making for a hairy school dismissal time.
Since there's no escaping it--
Erieites make the most of it
by applying the
"if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach.
My workout group exercised on Thursday night.
Instead of UNdecorating Christmas,
we celebrate the season of rest and dormancy
by decorating for winter.
We soft-light the house with winter white trees.
My favorite family makes its appearance every year.
Tonight, a basketball game we were really looking forward to
so we bundled up and trudged next door to play games with Grandma.
The snow this week was a bit of a shock,
especially after a New Year's Day 6 days ago,
that was this nice.
Lots of people flocked to Shades Beach to beach comb
and listen to the gentle waves.
During Sam's hibernation,
he's been reworking football plays to share with the Nittany Lions
for next season's debut.
The Rose Bowl sure was an exciting game
even with a disappointing ending for the blue and white.
We are going to try this frozen bubble experiment
sent to us by West Coast Angie.
I hope it works.
I can't wait to take pictures.
We are happy to have some indoor facilities to practice our summer sports in!
Winter is a great time to hit up the bowling alleys.
Great deals and family friendly atmosphere!
Found a great use for the glow bowling glow sticks.
Thank you, Pinterest!
I'm lining these up outside of my parents' bedroom window.
Notice anything with this bowling shirt?
We also go out to eat a little more than we usually do,
just to get out of the house.
Nunzi's Restaurant on 38th Street
has THE BEST Christmas decor in the city,
not to mention the best antipasto, too!
Erie is just one of the snowiest cities in the world--
#8, to be exact.
Click the link below to see the others in
and New York.
The photography is beautiful.
Speaking of photography...
Photographer Andy Seliverstoff's work is beautiful.
Kids and big dogs!
Check these captures out!
For more of Andy's work,
click the link below.