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Aren’t we Animals?

Yes! So… can we tell when winter is coming and how long it will be, etc…….without looking at the Farmer’s Almanac, and googling it? Hubby reminded me yesterday, while we peered out the window at the dusky white day that had arrived, about the year that winter had arrived and stayed so early, years ago. […]

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Huh? It’s June 4. The moral of the day is: Be careful what you pray for. I prayed for moisture. I got it. At 6 am it was only three degrees C above the freezing mark!     I planted my corn, tomato and flower transplants just 4 days ago. The corn is sagging–ewwwh!   […]

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Winter’s March Back

We have 14″ of new white fluffy flakes. After hardly any precipitation for over a month and an amazingly lightening fast thaw over the last few weeks I’m in shock at this whiplash of weather. There looks to be a sure bet that flooding will occur this spring. The previous melt entered the culverts and then […]

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Blistery Weather

It’s an ‘old-fashioned’ winter. I use that term loosely because I’m not sure I want to admit I remember when the winter’s were bitter and the snow was deeper. For the last dozen years…no..choke…17 or 18 years (!) we have had very moderate snow falls and temperatures. Gone are the freezing blasts that tested our temperaments […]

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A Storm Hits

I’m trying to do this post by flashlight before the computer’s battery dies. We just had a mighty storm pass over. It left me ‘powerless’ to do much else in the way of technology. Somewhere a tree is over a powerline and the homes are as dark as the jet black night. Besides nary a light there […]

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Fog Forecast

According to ‘Hoya’ (some unknown character that gets blamed for everything), when there is significant fog, then there will be significant precipitation 90 days later. So…today there was light fog almost all day. I think the amount of the fog determines how much moisture later on. You can just make out the hills in the distance in […]

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weather update

  The sky is grey and dripping. the temperture is cooler. No doubt the storm has arrived. It wondered last night if maybe I was wrong. Hubby asked me to check what the government report said for today and it declared dry and sunny. I was preparing myself for some ‘crow eating’, but I guess […]

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