Tag Archives: New Hampshire

Is it Monday?

I needed a ‘bummed out’ blogging break last week, but I’ll save you the explanation and just say it was life as we now know it. Outside I kept busy doing my usual –  weeding, watering, transplanting, still trying to … Continue reading

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August

Isaias came plowing through New England last week. We were without power for 9 hours but many others were out much longer. It took me several hours to pick up all the downed branches, but I didn’t have to worry … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last Friday, a friend and I visited Coppal House Farm’s Sunflower Festival about 11 miles away. It was a very warm morning when we parked our cars in the lot, but there was already quite a crowd of various ages … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This is so exciting – I have doors, and they’re potties. 🙂 Besides handsome wooden shoe forms to differentiate them, they also have gardening forks for ‘m’en and ‘w’omen. How cool is that? Last Friday, my friend Sue and I … Continue reading

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Can’t pick just one

I tried to pick one adjective to describe this Monday but couldn’t do it because it’s just plain over the top hot today for New Hampshire. It’s going to hit an actual 96°F with a real feel of 106°F. I’m … Continue reading

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Hello May

I can’t decide, do I lead with the ‘elephant in the room’ or close with it. Oh heck, let’s get it out of the way. New Hampshire is in what is called ‘stay at home 2.0’ which is in effect … Continue reading

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Knock Knock

Who’s there? Old Man Winter, and I thought I’d bring two storms to start the season off right. 🌨❄️⛄️ It’s cold, we’ve got 13″ of snow on the ground, and it’s still coming down.  No, I’m not going to mention … Continue reading

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Transition

The fall colors are lovely no matter where you look. I’m guessing the 300,000 leaf peepers in the state are pretty happy with their three-day weekend. The fall chore list is done, tools cleaned, dahlia bulbs stored, and I’ve even … Continue reading

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First in Nation

Worms last week, politics this week. Hmm. Don’t worry though, this isn’t a political rant just an observation. 🙂 I know that most of you don’t live in a state where politics is a business so I thought you might … Continue reading

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July

Hot, hot, hot – it was hot this weekend. There were no outside activities except for watering and picking raspberries. There was a lot of keeping the shades drawn and finding inside projects to keep busy. Thursday night I did … Continue reading

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