Category Archives: New England

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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Dig out the shovels

It’s 25°F this morning here in southern New Hampshire while up north it has dropped to single digits. There is snow forecasted for tomorrow and Friday. Good thing we put the snow stakes in yesterday. If you use the orange … Continue reading

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End of October

I labored for three days over a post about last week’s shootings. Before, I could hit publish I then read about a shootout in a McDonalds restaurant. Living in today’s society is like traveling back in time to Dodge City … Continue reading

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Hello October

Temps have been in the 60’s – great gardening weather. Plants have been moved, shrubs trimmed, plastic fencing is up and anchored, daffodil bulbs planted, and 103 potted plants are in the ground for next year’s plant sale. I have … Continue reading

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