Category Archives: New England

April showers

April showers bring May flowers. Well, we can hope. 🙂 I was able to get two truck loads of sticks and leaves to the recycling center. I made a dent in the sticks but only a down payment on removing … Continue reading

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Spring chores

Do you have a chore list this time of year? I started mine yesterday. When I was a kid, I played Pick-up Sticks, and every time I’m out there doing this chore, I smile thinking about all those games. I … Continue reading

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Brown

I’m home, and I’m embracing the color, brown, because that means there’s no snow left. We have some rain in the forecast so green will start to appear. 🙂 A couple of awards go to: Virginia for the most police out … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

It’s been cold here. It was 7°F when I made coffee this morning, but I won’t complain because it is -16°F up north. The flannel lined jeans came out yesterday. So, let’s go this Thursday with a tiny train door … Continue reading

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HO HO HO

I love Christmas decorations, and I remember the many, many years when every inch of the house, inside and out, was decorated including several trees. Today, you could say my decoration are somewhat scaled back because everything that comes down … Continue reading

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PC

Political corrections. It started back in the 1980’s, while I was working in human resources. When I sent out notices regarding employees leaving the company, I was told to use the wording that employees had left to pursue other interests … Continue reading

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Winter

The calendar says Winter doesn’t start until December 21. I guess the joke is on us. On the way back from errands yesterday, I decided to head downtown and see how the water was flowing over the falls and under … Continue reading

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