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I’ll Have an Old Fashioned, Please

I’ll have an old-fashioned winter, that is! Yesterday, my brother presented some historical data about winters gone by and the possibility that this winter might be an “old timey” winter. Click on the picture to read an older blog post … Continue reading

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We’re Not Planting Peas Today

I wonder where I got the notion that people planted peas on Palm Sunday?  Carlin peas are eaten on the Sunday prior to Palm Sunday in parts of Northern England, but I can find no reference to planting peas at … Continue reading

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What Day Is It?

Not only is everyone in a post-Christmas food coma, but a winter storm is barreling towards us Yankees here in New England, promising to dump a little white matter everywhere. I think we’re only going to get rain and wind … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – King Corn Candy Land

Fortunately, I’m a pretty healthy person, so I didn’t understand why I was having a headache behind my “T-Zone” and just a little bit of positional vertigo.  Through the magic of the internet, I self-diagnosed myself with a “sinus issue” … Continue reading

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We Are Zone 6a

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated their “Plant Hardiness Zone Map” this year.  The first update since 1990, this new 2012 version provides greater accuracy and detail.   You can find it here.  The purpose of the Plant Hardiness … Continue reading

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Snow Angels

Can you dig it?

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