Tag Archives: winter

One-Liner Wednesday – Caddyshack

“Let’s go – while we’re young!” Maddie didn’t get it. She didn’t get it in the AM when it was 11f (-11c) with a 25mph wind, and she didn’t get it in the PM when it was 24f (-4c) with … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Closed

The gutters have been cleaned, in advance of the last curbside pickup of leaf bags and the last Saturday that the town’s compost site was open. The garage has been flipped from workshop to, well, garage and two cars are … Continue reading

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Go Go Yellow Snow

“Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “go.”  Ready, set, GO!” I’m postponing todays scheduled post to meet the challenge of the SoCS prompt. For the full effect, imaging yourself tethered to an Irish Setter in a below-zero, … Continue reading

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It’s Still Winter

Over in England, the Tramp in the Woods a.k.a. Colin is sharing pictures of wildflowers and the cutest little dog ever. I have to emphasize ‘little’ or Maddie might have a problem with me. Here in Connecticut, it – is … Continue reading

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If We Were Having a Beer

The first thing I would tell you, if we were having a beer is the startling discovery I made earlier this week in our office. I don’t use the word “startling” lightly, I really do think this is right up … Continue reading

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Because Snow is Water and Time is Money

I don’t like long titles, but if I did, I would continue this one with “and we need access to firewood, and the snow at the fence can’t be so tall that the dog can walk into the neighbor’s yard … Continue reading

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Notes from a Snow Day

Remember when you were a kid and schools would be closed because of snow? Wasn’t that one of the best feelings ever? Snow days in the work-a-day world aren’t quite so much fun, but it’s still nice not to have … Continue reading

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