Author Archives: Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy@NewEnglandGardenAndThread

Master Gardener who enjoys gardening, quilting, photography, and traveling.

Mid January

January is never the warmest month at the beach, but we have had some wonderful 68 degree days that we enjoyed to their fullest including a wonderful afternoon walking at Brookgreen Gardens with three friends, walking the beach, and sitting … Continue reading

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Snow or Surf

There is something beautiful about freshly fallen snow. Everything is white and sparkly. I’ve lived in snow country for my entire life although some areas received inches while other received feet. I’ve skated on ponds, sledded, skied, made snowmen, and … Continue reading

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January

New year, new month, new week, new beginnings. Yes, we made it to South Carolina, and we enjoyed 70 degree temperatures for the first two days. The temps will be returning to the more normal 50’s range this week, but … Continue reading

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New Year

The Christmas holiday is over, and I sincerely hope you all had a nice weekend. Good company, good food, and lots of laughter sure are positive remedies for the body and the soul. We’ll hope for family next year. Hmm, … Continue reading

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Holiday favorites

It’s here – the week before Christmas, and it makes me smile because of the great memories. Do you have favorite memories? I do and maybe you’ll share one or two of yours. Favorites: Memories – Sugar on snow (hot … Continue reading

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Cards

Do you send Christmas cards? I find great comfort in sending Christmas cards. I pull out the old address book and think about each person and wonder how they are doing. Yes, I have contacts on my phone and laptop, … Continue reading

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We’re #1!

Does it get any better than being declared #1? Well, yes, when it is the CDC declaring that NH has more Covid Cases per capita than any other state which is quite a feat when we’re one of the top … Continue reading

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Thankful

The weather is going to be in the low 50’s on Thursday, and our daughter came up with a plan to share a meal in an area where we can have good cross ventilation. Let me just say one thing … Continue reading

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Nature

I love nature and all it includes, well, except for raking leaves and shoveling snow. I suppose those two tasks have more to do with my age and a bad back than anything else. I know, there are many folks … Continue reading

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Change

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou. I like that quote. This Thanksgiving will be the second year without family. When I look back at a long line of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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