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Spring Arrives in Maine

Given the unseasonable beautiful weather we’ve been blessed with as of late, the first full day of spring was a rude beginning. A month since we had any measurable snowfall … Continue reading

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Winter’s First Big Snow

I knew that winter weather would catch up with us sooner or later. Today we got our first measurable snowfall of the season here along the coast. No one in … Continue reading

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The Calm Before Winter

This day after Christmas, the temps soared close to 50 degrees outside – so beautiful that I felt guilty sitting inside reading. With the weather man predicting snow twice this … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Solstice Sunrise

Sunrise on the day of the winter’s solstice. This last day of autumn began with a frosty 21 degree F morning and ended with a balmy 45 degrees. Winter is … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Peaceful, Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Maine

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! Now tell me, how do I make it through a Thanksgiving dinner with only one stick of butter?!

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Frosty Morning Warnings

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A frosty start to the day it was. Beautiful in a crisp, stark way, frost glistened like jewels on the grasses as the sun rose over the hills. Waiting for … Continue reading

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Springtacular

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Springtacular is an ever so brief period in Maine. It’s the blissful moments after the snow melt and mud season are over but before the arrival of the black flies. … Continue reading

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Winter’s First Sunrise

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What 1-3 Inches Looks Like

This is what 1-3 inches of snow looks like in Downeast Maine. It must be tough to be the weather man. What I expected to be a “dusting” or even … Continue reading

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Snow Day

The first snow day of the year is upon us. What better way to spend a Friday than snuggled warm inside watching the world turn white outdoors. It’s rare to … Continue reading

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Shades of Autumn

As October comes to a close, here are a few of my favorite autumn photos from the month.

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Farewell September

Autumn colors shining bright on a dreary day. Farewell September!

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Early Frost

Summer. Frost. Two words that should not go together. Yet, I look back at last year and I wrote about a summer frost on the 18th. After tossing sheets over … Continue reading

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A Robin on a Spring Day

A Robin on a Spring Day. Doesn’t look much like spring, does it? It’s April 16 and mother nature is delivering a sleety, snowy, nasty weather mix that has me … Continue reading

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Happy April

You thought it was spring, didn’t you? April Fools! Mother Nature delivered 8-10 inches of snow/sleet last night. It’s crazy! Happy April!

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Spring, Where Art Thou?

I’m not sure these pictures need captions. One week into spring the world outside is raging – snowy, windy, blizzardy. Where art thou, spring?

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Rushing Spring

Yesterday, the temps were warm and the sap was running. I caught a little spring fever, threw open a window for some fresh air and proceeded to tackle washing the … Continue reading

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Winter Ducks

Not? long ago, Janet emailed and asked how the ducks were fairing this winter – that I hadn’t mentioned them lately. Well, Janet, winter is definitely not their favorite season, … Continue reading

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A Good News, Bad News Sort of Day

The bad news? We had another storm last night with bitter temps and high winds. The good news? We didn’t lose power! The bad news? When I sipped my first … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

My grandmother’s aunt, Elizabeth Stroble, created this beautiful linoleum block print when she was an art teacher at Central High School in St.Paul, Minnesota (1940s-1950s). Carved with the help of … Continue reading

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