Friday, January 29, 2016

Curb Cuts

This is the curb cut at the end of the street of my apartment building. When I saw this while starting out on errands I had no idea that this would be the best and biggest curb cut I would see for the next 3 1/2 miles

The other direction was not quite as nice but not nearly as bad as what I would see later.

Morning temperature: 37 degrees

Steps: 10, 018

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

More Snow

Morning temperature: 43 degrees...that snow is melting!

Steps: 10,019

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Gotta Do What You Gotta Do

During a blizzard there are still things you have to do

You still have to walk the dog (or clean up the mess!)

You still have to walk your baby down the middle of a snow covered street (or not)

And you have to order food to be delivered by some poor guy on a bike.

Morning temperature: 40 degrees

Steps: 7182

Monday, January 25, 2016

And then there was Sun!

Sunday 1pm

Saturday 1pm

What a difference a day makes!

Morning temperature: 27 degrees

Steps: 7878

Saturday, January 23, 2016


One man...three snowblowers!
Note the edge on the left where he just blew a path.
That's the first half of the snowfall!
More to come!

Friday, January 22, 2016

Still There

These trees are still providing holiday cheer.

Morning temperature: 21 degrees

Steps: 9522

Thursday, January 21, 2016


I had a little trouble with getting things level! These are posters from an exhibit coming up.

Morning temperature: 27 degrees

Steps: 9039

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Monkeys in the window display...but what are they wearing?

Morning temperature: 27 degrees

Steps: 9058

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Pale Face

Morning temperature: 17 degrees. Wind chill: 7 degrees

Steps: 8601

Monday, January 18, 2016

Mail Chute

This is one of the US Postal Service mail chutes in an older building. You drop your mail in the chute and it magically gets where it's going. Some of the older buildings used to be connected to post offices. The pneumatic tubes would blow the mail all the way to the  post office through a system of tubes in the more populated areas.

I suspect the mail in this building ends up in a big container in the basement and is picked up from there.

Morning temperature: 27 degrees with snow flurries

Steps: 9342

Friday, January 15, 2016

Morning Sky

Morning temperature: 35 degrees

Steps: Dead battery in the pedometer!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

For the Bride Who Loves to Eat

Ready for a meal and think of the calories she could burn dragging those dishes behind her!

Morning temperature: 24 degrees

Steps: 9394

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Feels Like Winter

Morning temperature: 26 degrees. Windchill: 12 degrees

Steps: 9289

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016


Letters & lights

Morning temperature: 33 degrees

Steps: 8313

Friday, January 8, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The School of Awesome

Who wouldn't want to go to the school of awesome?

Morning temperature: 32 degrees

Steps: 8594

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


We've had a taste of real winter the last couple days but these flowers were still thriving in the park along the river as of last weekend.

Morning temperature: 26 degrees

Steps: 8659

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Looks like Winter

Looks a little like winter on the river!

Morning temperature: 11 degrees

Steps: 9049

Monday, January 4, 2016

First Craft Thyme 2016

We had a small group of crafters for the first meeting of the year...and one festive washi tape wrapped hanger.

Morning temperature: 32 degrees

Steps: 8422

Friday, January 1, 2016


Happy New Year!
It's a brand new year...a brand new blank slate!
(What does "brand new" mean anyway?)