Tag Archives: New England

Long weekend

Today starts the three-day Memorial Day weekend, which to most is the start of the summer tourist season and includes camping, hiking, boating, and barbecues. For many families, their focus will be to honor and remember military personnel who died … Continue reading

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Chatting in the garden

On Thursday, June 15, my long-time blogging friend, Laurie from Notes from the Hinterland is heading south from Maine so we can meet up in person at Bedrock Gardens. We’ll tour the gardens at 10:30 a.m., share a simple lunch … Continue reading

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April showers

bring May flowers. Over the weekend, we received 4″ of rain, and we have more in our forecast every day this week. I can almost watch the perennials grow with this much moisture. I’ve been working in between storms because … Continue reading

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Today

Today is the 127th running of the Boston Marathon and 10 years since the bombing. In New England, this is a big deal. We’ve had a family member who has run several times, and we’ve spent some time enjoying the … Continue reading

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April showers

We have a week of on and off rain, but that’s okay because trees are budding and bulbs and perennials are coming up which is a sure sign that spring is here. My daughter and I rejuvenated her raspberries by … Continue reading

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Hello Spring!

Last week we had a drop of 10″ of heavy, wet sludge we now call snow as weather changes continue to occur. I was grateful to have a grandson who cleared that for me because I was a little down … Continue reading

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March

March came in like a lion with three snowfalls in a week. We moved 16″ along with a lot of ice chipping to be able to do that. The sun is shining today, and there’s no snow in the forecast … Continue reading

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Floral Friday

My Walking Iris had two blooms this week which was a very welcome sight. I have several more buds so more beauty to come. If you aren’t familiar with the Walking Iris, the Laidback Gardener blog recently did a very … Continue reading

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Cold

How cold did it get here in New Hampshire this past weekend? It went down to -48°F, and ‘wicked cold’ doesn’t quite cover it. Double-pane windows and good doors with storms just can’t handle that kind of wind and cold. … Continue reading

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Utilities

On Friday, we woke up to flashing blue lights, no power, and downed trees. I’m thinking my Craftsman battery saws aren’t going to be able to tackle this clean up. On the plus side, it didn’t hit anything. On the … Continue reading

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