Tag Archives: North Dakota weather

A Whiter Shade of Christmas

This was taken a couple weeks ago when we got our first real snow. It took me about half an hour to clear the driveway and sidewalks. I was happy because it guaranteed there would be snow on the ground … Continue reading

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Back to the Old Girl

The ES 135 experiment has ended. It turned out that the guitar’s low output P100 pickups HATE the Soul Food overdrive pedal. The first few chords sound OK but then it degrades. If I stomped on the BOSS DS-1 it … Continue reading

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A New Girl in Town

My big mouth got me into this. This isn’t the first time that has happened. Anyway, about a month ago I told the Aging Rocker that the Gibson SG he lent me was going to need new strings at some … Continue reading

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Beer Fridge Update

I am ready for summer now (though our weather has pretty much sucked all of May). Three new entries joining my summer faves: Summit Brewing’s Twenty One IPA, Indeed Brewing’s Flavorwave IPA, and Rhombus Guys (from Grand Forks ND!) Greenway … Continue reading

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The horror! The horror!

I took this photo on November 22nd last year. Guess what it looks like today? If you picked “the same fucking thing”, you may be a winner. While we are going to be experiencing a warm couple days starting tomorrow, … Continue reading

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One Thing After Another

Arya Stark, First of Her Name, Undisputed Queen of the House, Mother of All Laundry It has been a helluva month here. All the rain we got in September continued into October. Our lawn has poor drainage on the west … Continue reading

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The Fox in the Front Yard

This spring my wife got this fox figure for outside. It serves a couple purposes. First, it’s very decorative. Second, we have a few low-life, mouth-breathing inbreds that drive far too fast down our street. We move this statue to … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere

This is the mountain ash in our backyard. We’ve seen a LOT of rain in August and September, including 8 inches in the last week. My damn basement flooded and it won’t be right for another week at least. But … Continue reading

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Hoarfrost and the Indifferent Cat

What, you were expecting Tricia Helfer’s bare bottom again?

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It’s spring somewhere

It’s just not here. The windchill this AM when I got on the bus was -38. I’ve got a stoic bunch of ND kids on this bus. They can take a lot of cold. But we’ve been below zero for … Continue reading

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