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One Liner Wednesday–Weather

“Based on satellite imagery and surface observations, the risk of tropical-storm-force winds reaching the coastline appears now to be minimal.” The seagulls aren’t buying that. We never got the rain they were predicting. We really wanted some rain. We need … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Be Careful

“Thanks and drive carefully today!” An hour and 10 minutes into my 20-minute commute, those were the words I wanted lots of other people to hear. Actually, I wished someone had told them that before they left for work. Coffee … Continue reading

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Is the Office Open?

That’s the grown-up equivalent of “are we there yet?” Last Friday, we had a snow storm in Connecticut. Actually, we had a forecast of 3-5” (for my overseas readers, “ stands for inches which would be 7.62 – 12.7 cm) … Continue reading

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The Spring Thing

Check it out. There’s a day in the forecast where the temperature is going to be over 80° f. It hasn’t been over 80 degrees here since October 15th! That’s over 6 months ago. Not only that, but it was … Continue reading

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Hit the Road Winter

Last week, my wife saw a Robin in our yard. I think it was part of the advance team that came up to check things out. I’m sure he sent a text message back to the rest of the flock … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Last Wednesday was the kind of day that drives me crazy, the kind where it snows all day. I like snow. I don’t mind clearing the snow from our driveway and making a few paths for the pup, but I … Continue reading

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Make Sure You Pay the Octroi

Octroi is my word of the week. I’m liking it because it allowed me to beat a friend at Words With Friends who had been enjoying an extended winning streak. As I write this, Microsoft Word is telling me (via … Continue reading

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