Tag Archives: blue ice

Vol XVII – #340 – It’s a Marshmallow World Two Weeks Before Spring

  The weather report for the coming weekend calls for sunshine and temperatures around 40 degrees. That should take care of most of this snowfall. Can’t complain, we have had a pretty nice winter with a early taste of spring. Biscuit has a “hot spot” on his cheek.  Dr. Harrison treated him and for a week it looked like it… Read more »

Vol XVII – #339 – Let It Snow!, Let It Snow!, Let it Snow!

  We were forewarned last night before we went to bed that 5 inches of new would greet us in the morning and it did.  The roads were in miserable condition for our morning trip to town and no better at noon. Winter ain’t over.            

Vol XVII – #338 – Meggen’s Monday

We headed north of the 45th parallel this weekend, to check out the blue ice that is pushed up onto shore near the Mackinac Bridge. This phenomenon happens when conditions are just right. Long periods of cold, with ice that has not been exposed to air: when that ice breaks up, there is a blue hue on the lower side…. Read more »