Winter Waiting

It was so warm last weekend. I did not start a fire in the wood stove.

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Thinking Ahead

I stepped into the memory bank but could not find a year in the recent past when we had a white Christmas.

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Cutting Back

After last week's lovely weather, it was a rude awakening on Monday morning.

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Climate Changes

I had a large hoop house in which I stored garden-related items: tools, fertilizers, potting soil, stakes and ornamental pots.

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Various Travels

I was curious about the phragmites in the center medians on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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Things Undone

I still have nearly a bushel of unplanted bulbs looking at me accusingly.

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Grand Mysteries

We've been having some serious rain of late. I've got big puddles in the driveway and vegetable garden.

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Unexpected Storm

My friend Sharlee called recently to report the Channel 4 weather to me. According to them, the tornado was directly over my house.

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Fall Surprises

A person needs to be careful when hoping for something. Last column, I said I was looking forward to a freeze so I could begin fall clean-up in earnest.

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Fall Cut-backs

It’s a week later and folks are still talking about the big storm. I don’t remember wind lasting for so many hours.

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