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It’s Snow Big Deal

School was cancelled yesterday due to an impending snowstorm, but that storm didn’t drop a single flake. Until this morning, that is. Now it is finally snowing, and the kids are at school. Somebody really messed that one up!

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Weather Bomb

Today’s word is “bombogenesis.” Bombogenesis is when a midlatitude cyclone gets really strong really fast, transforming into a “bomb cyclone.” From what I understand, neither “bombogenesis” nor “bomb cyclone” is a technical term, but they sound interesting/scary, so people like … Continue reading

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The Cruel Month

It used to be, by the time February was half over, you could feel that the winter was retreating and even catch a glimpse of spring arriving. But this year, things are different. February has buried us under layer after … Continue reading

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Snow Power

Last year, Marshall really wanted to build snowmen and go sledding, so he wished for snow. He kept on wishing, and we got snowstorm after snowstorm. We even joked that he was causing the snowy weather (ha-ha!). Then the winter … Continue reading

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Before the Blizzard

Before the Blizzard of 2013 got really blizzardy, it was just a snowstorm and a beautiful one at that. Here for your enjoyment are some pictures I took in the woods on Friday afternoon.

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Quality Over Quantity

We just had a blizzard, so there’s a couple of feet of snow on the ground right now. Such an accumulation of the white stuff could make one focus only on quantity. But what about the quality of the snow? … Continue reading

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Rainy-Day Shoes

I drove to Connecticut on Thursday for work. As so often happens, the weather chose to be miserable for my trip. The drive in was just foggy and drizzly, but at about 6:30, just as I was getting ready to … Continue reading

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Showery Days

I’m happy to say we’re finally getting some April weather, now that it’s May. Better late than never!

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Seek and You Shall Find

The weather has been variable this winter but never too warm or too cold to enjoy a walk in the woods. Here is a collection of pictures I took during my recent walks. Remember how I told you last year … Continue reading

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M. Poirot and H. Irene

In honor of Hurricane Irene’s arrival, I offer you an extra Weekly Poirot quote. I suspect that if Poirot knew a hurricane was coming, he would lock himself up in the house and not come out until it was over. … Continue reading

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