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The Evolution of Winter Prep

New England is known for being the land of four seasons, but what isn’t often mentioned, is the degree to which those seasons overlap. People will be fertilizing their lawns, repairing and preparing their pools and preparing flower beds in … Continue reading

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Glasses, Geese and Not-So-Great Pumpkin

If we were having a beer, you would be sitting outside. “Whoa, check out the new shades.” “What are you doing sitting outside? We sit at the bar.” “It’s October. It might be our last chance to sit outside and … Continue reading

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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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