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Weather Permitting

By posted at 12:00 pm on January 17, 2014 1

What can you do with all the snow? Shelley Jackson is making stories out of it. The artist is writing a story entirely in snow. You can read the first 200 words of her tale on her Flickr. It begins,  “To approach snow too closely is to forget what it is…”





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  1. Moe Murph (AKA "The Toast" Fan No. 1)
    at 12:20 pm on January 17, 2014

    Fascinated by ephemera. Reminds me of the “giant icicle” from west-side Saskatoon a few winters ago. (BIO: “I’m a huge icicle clinging tenaciously to a west-side Saskatoon building. My Mother is driven snow, my Dad is Old Man Winter. My goal is to be a glacier.”)

    The icicle’s tweets slowly petered out as he melted away and ended on the first of March. Check out at: @gianticicle

    Also reminds me of Japanese parties to view the moon, and picnics to view the cherry blossoms. Beauty and melancholy blending together. Very different mood to life in US.

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