Nice weather for ducks and cuddle duds

Nice weather for ducks and cuddle duds

I love a good walk with a friend, especially these days when those soothing balms of socialization have become a little trickier to apply. We tramp off, mostly toward the river, and unburden ourselves of adulthood while we breathe in good, clean air. Walks with friends provide the perfect antidote to whatever life throws your [...]

Frozen fog and rime time in Wisconsin

Frozen fog and rime time in Wisconsin

Until Green Bay meteorologist, Justin Steinbrinck first mentioned it a three days ago, I had never heard of ice fog and I've lived through 57 winters. It sounded kind of cool to me, though, like something Jack Frost would dance through, or Alfred Hitchock would produce outside a dimly lit rear windows. Turns out, it's [...]

Packy snow

Packy snow

Magic happens when you wake up on a leisurely Saturday morning and discover the greatest winter gift of a Midwestern childhood -- packy snow. By Saturday evening our neighborhood looked like a George Lucas snow globe. One family spent the day building a giant snow arch for the mailman, and another built a castle and [...]