Monthly Archives: December 2017

Wordless Cold Wednesday

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Peace on earth, Goodwill to all

O holy night the stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Saviour’s birth Long lay the world in sin and error pining Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth A thrill of hope the … Continue reading

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Button up your overcoat

It is wicked cold here. Single digits morning and night, and a little north of here it is well below zero. The landscape is white, and the driveways are covered in ice. It’s Yaktrax season. The cold made me think … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Yesterday, I received a thank you card from the Lisbon NH Area Historical Society for a donation. On the card was this interesting phone along with a description. Installed in 1948 at Snell’s Bakery on Main Street in Lisbon, this … Continue reading

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Winter wonderland

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New England.☃️ Six inches of snow fell on Saturday night. We were lucky that Sunday dawned with decent temps and bright sunshine so we had good weather for shoveling and plowing. … Continue reading

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The first of December means the UNH Poinsettia Open House. Two greenhouses full of beautiful poinsettias with all proceeds going to benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program. My gardening pulse quickened just breathing in the warm air … Continue reading

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