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Too bad the weather does not respond to criticism because it’s been getting plenty of it lately.

Is it just me or have we had an inordinate amount of rain and wind?

Monday’s nearly perfect spring day had folks out puttering in their yards.

I always jump the gun — never been good at sitting still for long.

I don’t know how I ever went to work. I spend the entire day fussing around my house and yard.

Recently, on one of those absolutely perfect early spring days, I realized the sky has not been so blue and clear since the days following 9/11.