Category Archives: New England

Maple Weekend

March 25th and 26th is Maple Weekend in New Hampshire.Ā šŸ There will beĀ over 100 sugar houses open across the state. Our favorite sugar shack stop is definitely in Alexandria. Of course, we’re partial because we know and love the hard-working … Continue reading

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Welcome SpringšŸŒŗ

Wink, wink, nod, nod. We’re still buried in snow. The temperatures are all over the range, but it is 27Ā°F as I write this. I’m grateful though because it didn’t snow on Saturday, and I was able to attend the … Continue reading

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Calm after the storm

I really don’t like uninvited guests. They drop in at the most inconvenient time, stay for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Roll out mid evening and just leave one incredible mess to clean up. Stella. Who invited her to spend Tuesday … Continue reading

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Knock, knock – Mother Nature Calling

A New Hampshire friend gearing up to deal with the Nor’easter forecasted to arrive tomorrow sent us an email. He thought that maybe having spentĀ two months in a warmer climate wasĀ having a negative effect on our weather. Not likely. If … Continue reading

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It’s coming

Or so they say. Ten more days. Spring. Our clocks advanceĀ forward this weekend. There is only one problem – someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. šŸ™‚ Yesterday, we had high winds and 5,000 of us lost power. Today we are … Continue reading

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Over coffee

If we were having coffee, I’d ask how your week was and what’s keeping you busy. ‘Tis the season here to get out the shovels, put the Yaktrax on the boots, and switch the mower for the blower on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This handsome double black door and the interesting brown sliding garage door belong to the Jeremiah Smith Grange in Lee, New Hampshire. The building dates back to 1841. The Grange was started in 1867, focusing onĀ Ā agricultureĀ issues that wereĀ important to individuals … Continue reading

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