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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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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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18 Days Until Spring

So says the calendar. Mother Nature in New England has a smirk on her face and for good reason. 🙂 March arrived yesterday and left the gift of a couple of inches of snow. Here are a few shots of … Continue reading

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End of February

I never thought it would arrive, but finally we’ve made it to end of February which means maybe only one more month of winter. The state’s official snowfall record in Concord is 84.3″. We live closer to the seacoast  so I’m … Continue reading

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Help, what is it?

Normally on Wednesday I’m quiet, but I have a winter mystery and I’d like your thoughts. Last Saturday while doing morning chores, I noticed a glimmer of something in the snow behind the chicken run. As I got closer I … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

When Frank Loesser wrote that song in 1944 and received an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1950, I don’t think he was referring to New England weather, but this past weekend it sure fit the bill. Continuing a … Continue reading

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January 5

Yesterday, we received several inches of snow and then Mother Nature topped it off with a layer of ice. We had to plow it off the driveways, and we were left with a bumpy skating rink. It came in handy that a … Continue reading

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