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Snowy Weekend

Well, that’s a relief. ¬†Yesterday’s snowfall was “light and fluffy,” so I didn’t worry much about its slight depth of four to six inches. Ahh, winter in New England. Advertisements

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Today’s big decision involved questions of safety in the face of uncertain weather forecasts. The “colossal storm” added a few inches to the deep snow outside my doors. The dog continues to jump through chest-deep drifts. She seems happy enough, … Continue reading

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Shoveling the Roof

Late this morning, I braved the poorly plowed streets to visit the accountant, who tolerated my fabulously disorganized piles of receipts much more kindly that I would have done. The snow had let up by the time I headed home, … Continue reading

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First Day Down

Met with my students today, and they look like a great group. They did a very good job with the timeline and chiming in, even though this is only the first day. US Women since 1890 is a course I … Continue reading

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Digging Out

This title is misleading because some lovely boys from the neighborhood dug out my walk and driveway yesterday. Nevertheless, the day after a blizzard does feel like digging out, even when someone else has done the real work. Streets have … Continue reading

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Day 4–Snow Day

Another week, another blizzard. The shrubs are bent under heavy, wet snow. This morning I shook the witch hazel free of the slumping privets. I planted this shrub/tree in either 2003 or 2004. It was one of the first plants … Continue reading

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