Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2013’

  • Sugarin' Season

    Hello, Sugar

    Good to see you again. It’s been a while. Will you be staying a little longer this year?

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    Snowfall is Welcomed

    Today marks the end of one full year of recording weather data here on our mountainside. I wish I’d started doing it years ago. From this point forward, though, we’ll be relying less on anecdotal comparisons or data from the Lebanon, NH airport in the …

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  • Snow rollers

    Snow Rollers

    I can’t help but shake my head when I hear of people in this country who continue to deny that our climate is changing. Can it be that they’re simply not paying attention to the most observant of weathermen, Luke Out DaWinda? (I’ve always loved …

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  • Frozen water pipes

    Frozen Water Pipes!

    “Yeah, we have running water. It’s Kevin running back and forth to the stream with a bucket.” It’s no doubt that it can be difficult to relate to the lifestyle we live here in our middle meadow. Composting toilets and graywater management systems are not …

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  • A Vermont Tale

    Middle Meadow – A Vermont Tale

    How does one begin telling a story from the middle of the tale? I’ve struggled with that question for a few days now. Do I try to set the stage with a brief synopsis of preceding chapters? Or, do I assume a degree of familiarity with the storyline to …

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