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Day 278: Snow, Books, and Chips

The snow has started to fall. Yesterday the weather forecast had us in the 8-12″ range. Today I saw that we were in the 12-15″ range. Uh-oh. So I just want to say that the lower number was more than … Continue reading

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Day 239: You’re Welcome

If anybody out there in the Northeast is enjoying the warm weather we’ve been having, you’re welcome. Yes, it was I who brought it about when I put the flannel sheets on the bed a few days ago. Enjoy it … Continue reading

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Day 196: Extreme Drought

Since I first wrote about our drought situation in early September, we’ve had next to no rain. Our level of drought has consequently been moved up to “extreme” at the official drought-monitoring website. We are now in worse condition, drought-wise, … Continue reading

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Day 178: Drought

Knowing that some parts of the country are suffering from extreme heat, I wish that everyone in America could share in the wonderful temperatures we’ve been enjoying here. I feel almost guilty about how nice our weather has been in … Continue reading

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Day 163: Random Sunday Thoughts

My husband accidentally melted rubber (from a spatula) onto our waffle iron a few weeks ago, and we haven’t had Sunday waffles since. Instead, we’ve had Sunday pancakes. This change is fine by me. It might be possible to remove … Continue reading

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Day 145: Rainbows and Oaks

Isaias turned out to be a strange storm. Mostly it hit us with wind, but for a little while we had slashing rain interspersed with periods of sunlight, creating an on-again, off-again rainbow. Just when it seemed the storm was … Continue reading

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Day 144: In for a Bumpy Ride

It’s late afternoon and the wind is already picking up. The worst of Tropical Storm Isaias isn’t supposed to hit until later tonight, but already our driveway is covered with bits of tree debris, and a tree limb hit the … Continue reading

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Day 130: Still Hot

OMG, it’s still so hot and it sucks to be outside, and the air conditioner whines at night as everyone in the state fights for electricity.

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Day 129: Extra Hot

The last few days have been brutally hot. I didn’t even finish yesterday’s walk and only barely finished today’s. I hope this heat wave will end soon so that we can spend more time outside. We all need to get … Continue reading

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Day 123: Weather, Dinner, and Bad Numbers

It was almost as if the Lords of the Sky didn’t want me to walk today. Every time I started to think maybe I should go out, the sky rumbled. Eventually I took a chance and went outside. It had … Continue reading

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