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Wikipedia in winter

Snowflakes arise in eight categories, at least eighty variants. They are rarely triangles, commonly hexagons. Needle, column, plate, rime; combinations. They appear white, but are clear. They aggregate around dust. Realizing this, respect dust, the humble core of every elaborate crystal that chills and sanctifies your lifetime of winters. Temperature matters; humidity. And velocity, the […]

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Goodbye for now

At least a week of warmth and sunshine commences today after an uncommonly cold and snowy stretch in my neck of the woods. Colorado Front Range winters don’t amount to much for those of us who have experienced the arctic Upper Midwest or other regions in which winter is less a season than a protracted siege.  So, I’ll miss […]