Category Archives: New England Life

Ham Sandwiches Peanut Butter Eggs & Maddie

While you might be expecting an intricately woven story of a holiday weekend…I got nothing. That’s not entirely true, but it’s Sunday. It’s Easter. And, due to the distractions mentioned in the title, I don’t have time to write my … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Moon shadow

About a month ago, I was complaining about Daylight Saving Time, as I am wont to do every year. My upset was with the fact that I was losing the daylight that had just begun to accompany me on my … Continue reading

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It Takes a Weekend to Return to Normal

Weekends are important part of life. At least they are while you’re working. I don’t know if I’ll still appreciate weekends after I retire. I hope so, but I wonder if I’ll start doing weekend things during the week so … Continue reading

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Its April’s Turn

Any man, woman, child, cat, dog, bird or rodent in New England will tell you that March never gave us anything close to spring weather. I guess those two warm days we had at the end of February constitute “in … Continue reading

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It’s a Man’s World at the Bar Today

If we were having a beer, I’d be trying to keep a secret from you. “I don’t think there’s a barman on duty today.” “Cheryl’s on duty. She’s probably in the back. Barman, what’s that all about?” “Sorry, I’m trying … Continue reading

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How Can I Say No?

MiMi wants a fire. It was 8°f (-13.3°c) overnight, heading to a high of 31 and a low tonight of 7. Maddie wants to go for a walk. The temperature has risen into the teens, but the wind is gusting … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Barns in the Snow

I am still playing catch-up on blog reading and blog writing. In addition to the snow last Thursday and Friday, we had a heavy period of “wintry mix” on Sunday into Monday. Wintry mix is short for snow, sleet, rain … Continue reading

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