Tag Archives: Winter

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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Inside or Outside

Inside. 🙂

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White Christmas

They say winter officially starts today. I say it started last week when 18″ inches of snow fell here, and about an hour and a half north, our friends cleared between 32-40″ of the white stuff. Ski lodges are happy, … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

Are you ready? Ten days left. Lights blinking? Stockings hung? Cookies baked? It’s not quite the same this year as we head into a second holiday for two, but it is what we make of it. So, the grocery list … Continue reading

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Snow

We had our first snowstorm. We’ve had snow before, but this is the first time it had to be moved. That’s how we measure it – does it have to be move or will it melt. 🙂 In the southeastern … Continue reading

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