Category Archives: New England

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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Openhouse

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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Christmas traditions

I’ll tell you mine, if you’ll tell me yours. 🙂 I’ve always loved Christmas decorations. As a child, we always had a decorated tree, but that was the extent of the decorations. However, my grandparents had lots of decorations. My … Continue reading

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Storm

I won’t moan and groan here about the storm. Philippe, that came through on Sunday and Monday after what so many others have gone through this year. I’ll just share the facts. Over 1M in the Northeast and 300,000 in … Continue reading

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Busy October

I’ve been digging, deadheading, mowing, and raking. I’m moving my to-do list along. Are you raking leaves yet? If you live in New England and have maple trees, Ship Foliage in Massachusetts is willing to pay $1 for each perfect red, yellow, and orange … Continue reading

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Beer and Menopause

Who knew we’d ever see those two words together. As most of you know, I love a good craft beer. Locally, I’m partial to the Portsmouth Brewery because we know the head brewer, Matt Gallagher. He is the nephew of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

My road trip last week to Lowell, Massachusetts, included the afternoon spent at the National Historical Park Lowell. In numerous towns across New England there are mill buildings. We have three here – Cocheco, Sawyer, and Washington. They have been … Continue reading

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