Tag Archives: Spring

The S word

It was cold and windy all weekend, but then it snowed. Snow on May 9. We were lucky that it came down for a couple of hours, but it didn’t stick. My friend to the north in ME watched 10+” … 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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Day 36

Happy Monday! I hope the sun is shining where you are because I’m relishing the fact that we are having a beautiful day which means I’ll be outside for a couple of hours which is good for my body and … Continue reading

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Mars

Been wondering if we’ve all moved to another planet? I have. I’ve also relished conversations with friends to hear they are well, and I’ve certainly appreciated sparks of blog humor here and there. Thank you for that. Face masks? Have … Continue reading

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Slow Spring

Sooner or later the sun will come out and stay for a while, but it seems like every day there is maybe an hour when it is not gray, overcast, and in many cases sprinkling. It is warmer, so that’s … Continue reading

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I believe

There will no spring 2019. Truly. Snow flurries up north tonight and mid 30’s here tomorrow night. Heck, we’re still having to turn the heat on periodically. There are no containers and hanging baskets full of annuals providing pops of … Continue reading

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Rain+cold=More Rain and Snow

We’re averaging one day a week without rain. It’s so cold and rainy my perennials are barely breaking through, and the daffodils are still about 4″ tall. The only blooms I have are these lovely bloodroot – small, short lived, … Continue reading

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Earth Day

Can you believe it – Earth Day is 49 years old. It won’t be long before AARP starts sending their mailings. 🙂 I remember back in the early days, I felt compelled to do something green on that day and then … Continue reading

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Spring chores

Do you have a chore list this time of year? I started mine yesterday. When I was a kid, I played Pick-up Sticks, and every time I’m out there doing this chore, I smile thinking about all those games. I … Continue reading

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In the garden

I’m wiped out. Boo hoo, I know. 😎 The MG plant sale went off on Sunday even though we had several threats of heavy rain. A little over 1,000 individual plants were sold, and we deposited over $4,000 which will go … Continue reading

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