Tag Archives: Reading

Wet and Humid

I’m not a fan of humidity. When we left the Midwest, I thought I’d said goodbye to it, but global warming had other thoughts. So, here I am gardening in NH, and the humidity has been up in the 80-95% … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Hello February! January brought us only 4″ of snow while you are about to dump a foot plus today. It’s okay because no matter what happens in the next couple of weeks, it’s still only 47 days until spring. ­čśÄ … Continue reading

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Fall

Have you noticed it’s getting dark earlier? The seasons they are a changing that is for sure. Peak leaf color is going to be considerably earlier this year. We are still under severe drought conditions, but we have gotten a … Continue reading

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Safe Shopping

Remember the days when you saw ‘safe’ used as an adjective it was probably describing ‘sex’? Now, we’re using it to explain shopping experiences. ­čÖé Lowes opened at 8 a.m. yesterday, and we were there at 9:15 a.m. for a … Continue reading

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Bundle Up

Nightime temperatures in the low teens and snow are in the forecast for this coming week. Old Man Winter is knock, knock, knocking. The last two Knockout Roses (no pun intended) have been pruned and covered with leaves. They have … Continue reading

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Reading Nirvana

I read mysteries, and I won the library lottery last week when I was notified that books by four great authors were ready for pickup within a few days of each other. ­čôÜ What sequence did I read them? Jesse … Continue reading

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Summertime

We’ve had high temperatures, high humidity, and a heat index around 100 for too many days.┬áIt’s hot. It’s dry. It is┬áreally dry as you can see from the┬álack of water flowing over the┬áCocheco Falls. Geez, there’s grass and weeds growing … Continue reading

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End of January

It has been cold here but no snow, not even a flake. It almost makes me feel guilty after watching the news reports on all of those folks stuck for hours on the highway, but we have lived through our … Continue reading

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I will survive

I think I will anyway. So far, 2016 has run over me┬álike an eighteen wheeler barreling down I95 towards Boston. The day before New Year’s Eve my husband and I both came down with something. It’s way more than a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

About twelve years ago, after a cross-country move and an entire┬áyear with only the clothes in my┬ásuitcase, I┬ábecame somewhat of a minimalist. This includes not needing to own books. I read every day. There is a book sitting next to … Continue reading

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