Category Archives: The Weather

Storm Update

Thank you, Dear Readers, for your concern about our welfare during this storm. We did stay safe and warm AND our lights did not flicker once. YAAAY!! After I took yesterday’s photos, Colbie gave us another six inches of snow, … Continue reading

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Blizzard ‘Colbie’

The Governor issued a state-wide travel ban at 9 last night, a sure sign of trouble ahead. Here’s the view from our front porch at noon today. . . heavy snowfall with a sustained wind of 15 miles an hour, … Continue reading

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Wayward Yarn

Look at what landed on my front porch the other day. That’s right – a large box of disposable diapers. Emily doesn’t seem at all puzzled by this. Frankly, I think she’s in love. No, I don’t have a grandchild … Continue reading

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Our corner of Connecticut was hit by frost the other night and this set off a frenzy of fall cleaning. My list of chores is loong with things like switching out window screens and fans for storm windows. . . … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Options

You may remember that I emailed photos and descriptions of my ‘Field of Wildflowers’ granny afghan, Morphos shawl, and Ketjusilmukkahuivi scarf/wrap offering them for a Haitian mission’s April 27th fundraiser. Due to a limited amount of silent auction display space, … Continue reading

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Springtime in New England

Regardless of what the calendar says – first day of Spring, Wed. March 20 – I was really beginning to wonder when, or if, Spring was going to get here! lol. But then on Monday morning I spied these brave … Continue reading

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Better Boots

DH and I both looove our ugly rubber barn boots! They keep our feet dry while we shovel or blow snow, do yard work, and walk in and around our stream. But they’re not very comfortable or warm. Their soles … Continue reading

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