Tag Archives: Winter

Winter Wonderland

It’s snowing today, but it’s winter in New Hampshire. We have a good three (no, actually six once I got out there) inches on the ground with about the same due to arrive again this afternoon. I see two rounds … Continue reading

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North or South

2023 will find us in the North. We have things to attend to here, and it just works out better to stay local. Once we made this decision, we bought a new snow blower to make moving snow easier. We … 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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It’s cold out there

I’m still at the beach, but haven’t been doing a lot of sitting on the balcony. If I was sitting on the balcony, I’d be up there on the fifth floor. We had the lightest of snow flurries with a … Continue reading

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Snow or Surf

There is something beautiful about freshly fallen snow. Everything is white and sparkly. I’ve lived in snow country for my entire life although some areas received inches while other received feet. I’ve skated on ponds, sledded, skied, made snowmen, and … Continue reading

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Change

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou. I like that quote. This Thanksgiving will be the second year without family. When I look back at a long line of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Grandparenting

This Monday morning the wind chill is well below zero after a couple of almost 60° days last week. The majority of the snow has melted, sap is running across the area, and my seedlings are doing well. All good … Continue reading

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Thank you!

As of last Friday, we have received both shots of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as part of the first wave of the >65 age group. We only traveled 8 minutes from home, and we’ve had no negative reactions. Check that milestone … Continue reading

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Winter

I know it’s shocking, but it’s still winter here. 🙂 Snow coming this afternoon, and we made a return trip to Alton Bay to check out the bobhouses before the fishing derby started this past weekend. We got a bonus … 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. 😎 … Continue reading

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