Shannon Stacey

Winter has arrived

This weekend, while enduring a cold, rainy long weekend at camp, we saw a flock of geese. They were flying north, though, which was mildly perplexing. Do they know something we don’t know? Today, though, I saw the official first sign of winter:

9 comments to “Winter has arrived”

  1. Lori
      · October 9th, 2012 at 9:43 am · Link

    Living in SoCal, I can’t imagine ice cream stores closing for winter.

  2. Becky
      · October 9th, 2012 at 4:20 pm · Link

    We’ve noticed the hornet nests were being built high this summer which is an indication the winter may be bad. We were also visited by a Snowy owl at the beginning of Sept. …..maybe he knows something we don’t b/c that’s a little early for him to be here in WV.
    Our DQ stays open all year round, which is a good thing b/c it’s about the only restaurant we have where I live unless you drive 30 miles.

  3. Tracy S
      · October 9th, 2012 at 4:24 pm · Link

    I live in WI and our DQ’s stay open all year–but they are regular restaurants, not the old fashioned, walk up, no-where to eat inside kind! :D

    It’s getting chilly here too. I actually wore socks this week. I hate socks. lol

  4. Shannon
      · October 10th, 2012 at 8:12 am · Link

    My husband is hoping we have tons of snow because he’s getting a new sled this year. If we don’t have lots of snow I might have to “quietly disappear” him and hope nobody asks questions.

    I lost track of time this fall and didn’t realize DQ was closing, so I missed my last hurrah Blizzard!

  5. Terry
      · October 17th, 2012 at 1:43 pm · Link

    Too funny! I live in North Texas and have never heard of DQ closing LOL! Of course, we usually have an average of ‘1’ snow/ice incident a year that practically shuts down the whole metroplex, so Winter is probably a little different here! (It’s 82 and sunny in Dallas right now.)

    Just read my first book of yours, Twice Upon a Roadtrip (EC) and thought I’d check to find out what else you’ve written. Imagine my delight in finding out that you’ve been published quite a bit. Goodie for me! I’ll be stocking up!

  6. Becky
      · October 17th, 2012 at 10:42 pm · Link

    Terry, you have to read the Kowalski series, they are great! I’ve started it and can’t wait to read the others.

  7. Terry
      · October 18th, 2012 at 8:51 am · Link

    Thanks, Becky! I’ve got the first Kowalski book at the top of my list to purchase. (Unfortunately, I’ve already hit my book budget for October :-P, so I’m in the re-reading stage right now; can’t wait for November!).

    I just LOVE it when I find a great new author who’s already well-published. It’s so fun being able to overload on a series back-to-back and not have to test my patience waiting on the next book. Can we say, ‘mememe’? Guess when it comes to good books, I can be pretty selfish LOL!

  8. Terry
      · October 18th, 2012 at 8:52 am · Link

    Oh, and that was definitely NOT supposed to be a happy face LOL!

  9. Becky
      · October 18th, 2012 at 9:42 am · Link

    I know what you mean Terry, I’ve reached my book limit for a while also so I’m re -reading my favorites. Which I don’t mind at all but I can’t wait to read some more of the Kowalski boys. I’ve already told my husband I want an Amazon gift card for Christmas. I am just like you, I love finding a great series that already has numerous books out. I have a few new releases coming out late Nov. And Dec…….cant wait :-)

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