Tagged: ice

#16 When Stairs Become Slides

Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#16 When Stairs Become Slides

This week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and...

The little plane that could

As I mentioned before, my husband and I took a 4-day long anniversary trip to Italy this past weekend. With...

It’s melting!

The snow is melting today and it’s just a big slush of muddy roads and giant slabs of ice falling...

It’s like riding a bicycle

I was talking to another parent in my son’s class about the weather being so snowy and icy outside that...

Swedish problems

I like that I live in a country where this story has dominated the headlines the entire week. Someone drew...

Winter scores

I had a spectacular fall on the ice yesterday. I’m talking a full-out comedy banana peel-type fall landing horizontally on...

image shows snow grippers attached to bottom of boots

I’m a tap dancer!

Snow grippers are great until you get them caught between the ridges of an escalator.

Sign illustrations

Sometimes I wonder who has the job of coming up with the illustrations for park signs.


I actually screamed “RUN!” this past weekend and meant it. It’s not often you get to do that (which is...