Welcome to the Pacific Northwest winter

I just had to take this screen-shot this morning on my phone.  I use WeatherBug, recommended to me by a "genius" at the Apple Store. As I heard when I lived for awhile in the Midwest, nobody ever shoveled 2 feet of "partly cloudy" off their doorstep.  Or 2 feet of rain, either.  Our rain …

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Winter is here. Local winters in past years.

Living in the Pacific Northwest (AKA Pacific North-Wet), means mostly rain and not much snow.  However, the Cascade and Olympic Mountains are within a 2-hour drive from most places.  Here are some pictures of the area where I live, from previous years. My own back yard bird feeder, with a junco and song sparrow. This …

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