Category Archives: snow

Wednesday photo of the week: early winter

Winter has come early to Portland, cancelling school on Thursday and Friday last week. It then melted, and snow started again today. Here’s a hot from the first snow fall:

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Wednesday photo of the week: snow bird

Portland got a snow dump two days ago,* and when we went out in it my daughter wanted nothing to do but to make snow birds. * And the city effectively froze – school was canceled on Monday and Tuesday … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: rosy cheeks

Rosy cheeks on a trip to Crater Lake National Park last weekend, where my son used his Every Kid in a Park pass:

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BOOK REVIEW: Outside by Deirdre Gill

We’ve been having some cold days here in Portland. There was a little snow even while we were gone over Thanksgiving. While I do not miss living in Montana this time of year, I hope we get some more snow … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: slushy

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Wednesday photo of the week: snow day

Afton’s first time in the snow!

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Monday thought of the week: the incomparable joys of a snow day

A thought: One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day. – Susan Orlean, from her column “Free Range” in The New Yorker, January 21, 2011

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Snow Day in Portland

A snow storm has hit Portland! Multnomah County Libraries are all closed for the day – and Catherine smiled. Portland Public Schools are all closed for the day – and Patrick smiled. And Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District in … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: snow at Oregon Zoo

It snowed yesterday when I took Patrick for a winter day camp at the Oregon Zoo. Perfect since his camp was about polar animals!

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Wednesday photo of the week: snow day

This was January 15th.

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