Tag Archives: spring madness

In search of: murdering the winter blahs

I’ve mentioned before that I believe I suffer from mild Seasonal Affective Disorder. This is self-diagnosed, not anything I’ve seen a doctor about, but it fits everything I know about myself. In late winter it manifests as the spring madness, … Continue reading

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College weather

I’m looking out my window at the beautiful day today, and it’s killing me. I’ve been out there already at lunchtime, but still I’m drawn outside. The sky is blue with fluffy clouds, it’s only about 80° out, and the … Continue reading

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A pollen problem

I’ve seldom had an allergy spring as bad as this one, but this week has been a doozy. From late in the evening until morning, I’ve been reacting to something terribly—only now it’s nearly constant. This started a few nights … Continue reading

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Zoo Day blues

Gads I hate it when this happens. I’ve mentioned before how my mother and I have a Zoo Day tradition, where we both take the day off and head to the zoo, along with anyone else who wants to come, … Continue reading

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I hate this part

It’s as I feared: This has not been a “normal” spring so far, in spite of my hopes that the fairly typical winter would translate to one. Yes, we just had a mostly rather beautiful weekend, but the second week … Continue reading

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Epic grill lunch (and more)

Last weekend it was finally just warm enough, and dry enough, to get out the grill. I did some chicken; not bad for an inaugural run for the year, but steak awaited. This weekend was much nicer. Saturday was in … Continue reading

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Hurry up and get warm

Today was a really weird day for weather. We had sunshine one hour, light gray overcast with snow the next, and it alternated back and forth constantly. That’s lake effect for you, but it’s “spring” lake effect so the snowflakes … Continue reading

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