Category Archive for: ‘Everyday’

  • iris

    Kneeling On The Grass

    The summer solstice came unnoticed this year. The weather should have been my first clue. After a rather cool and wet spring, June 21st saw temperatures rise to 80 degrees under blue skies scattered with a few soft cumulus clouds. For the arrival of summer, …

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  • trillium

    Spring Pushes Through

    Through the leaf litter and muted colors of seasons passed, the wildflowers of spring have emerged. Coltsfoot (above) is one of the first to push through, decorating the moist edges of the lower meadow and ditch banks along our road. Twinleaf (above) sets its flower …

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  • snow stake

    Going, Going, . . . Almost Gone!

    Opening day came on April Fool’s Day this year.  (An omen? I hope not.) The Red Sox and Yankees took to the field in the Bronx at 1:05 pm. After six months since last tuning in to the WEEI Red Sox Radio Network, I had …

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  • 130320 KRose 006

    Spring Looks Different This Year

    Last year on this date we recorded 80 degrees in our middle meadow. I was wearing shorts. The sugaring season was over. Our attention had turned to preparing gardens. It was all very, very weird. Today, the first day of spring 2013, we awoke to …

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  • 130220 KRose 058

    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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