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snow tires

Where I live, it helps to have snow tires on your car in the winter. Then – sometime in the spring – you have to take the snow tires off. Do you need snow tires? What other kinds of tires can you imagine? Sand tires? Mud tires? Water tires? Grass tires? “I drove __________” ~ […]

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snow mountain

My parents live on a dead-end street. When the snow plows come, they pile all the snow in the centre of the circle. During snowy winters, I’ve played on the mountain of snow with my niece and nephew. Did you ever play on a mountain of snow or dirt? Did you feel like the king […]

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pawprints

I took this photograph last week, while walking to my garage after a snowfall. A squirrel had left prints in the snow; its whole journey was mapped for all to see. I used to wonder what it would be like if we could see every step we’d ever taken. My home would be a rat’s […]

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snowman

There’s a little boy who lives in my building. He makes him-sized snowmen when it snows. With twigs for arms. What does it feel like to roll a ball of snow? Are the things you make, you-sized? “I can reach __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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rain

The weather has been so unusual lately. Freezing, thawing, freezing, thawing… snow, rain, snow, rain. Flipping and flopping within the space of a day or two. They’re calling for more rain this week. All the snow from yesterday will probably melt away. How much difference can a few degrees make to your situation? What if […]

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