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Snowy Morning Visitors

Storm three of the week was still going strong this morning. I spent a couple of hours on the sofa with my coffee contemplating the real world. Today was Hannah’s … Continue reading

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The Morning After

We’ve had snowy winters before. It seems like every couple of years we get a doozy – snow up to the eaves. Yet, this last week has been one for … Continue reading

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Sunrise and Sea Smoke

This was the sunrise over the Pleasant River in Columbia Falls this morning. Crossing the bridge, for just a moment, the sun shone through the sea smoke with this other-worldly … Continue reading

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An Owl in the Snow

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The aftermath of two snow storms – almost back to back – has left us feeling as if winter has finally arrived. Just when I’m starting to count down to … Continue reading

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The Power of the Cookie on a Snowy Walk

Gidget on a Snowy Day

A walk on Friday during Snow Day No. 2 was full of joy for Gidget. She romped and played running circles around me until she ventured too far ahead. View … 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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Digging Out the Woods Road

The unusually bitter cold of February has put a huge dent in our woodpile. With another six weeks left in the heating season, we need to take some time to … Continue reading

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A Little Melting Going On

Today was fabulous and 50 – a wonderful taste of spring with some serious snow melt going on. Despite the lovely weather, I was a bit taken aback when I … Continue reading

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A Wind Swept Landscape

A late afternoon drive through Roque Bluffs State Park found me eager to walk the beach. Even with temps near 30, a few moments outside the car and I abandoned … Continue reading

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Farewell February

It’s a wonderful thing to bid good-bye the most ferocious February in memory. February 2015 brought mayhem to my world. It was the coldest month on record. Ever. Seriously! Mother … Continue reading

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Feeling Hemmed In

I’m feeling a bit hemmed in by all of the snow. When I took a walk this morning at first light (in my jammies and Muck boots), there was still … Continue reading

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Another Feeder Under Siege

It started with this little guy curiously exploring the snow covered porch. Click on the images for a larger view. An then there were two and the commotion ensued. I’m … Continue reading

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Busy Before the Storm

This morning dawned a brisk -22 degrees outside. Despite the frigid weather, it was a work day. It seems as if everyone is busy before the storm. Paul and I … Continue reading

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Bird Feeder vs. Squirrel

My mom, AKA Granny Gadget, sent me a lovely new bird feeder this week. I filled it and set it out yesterday. This morning, as I was lingering over my … Continue reading

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Pushing Out the Calm Before the Storm

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It was such a beautiful day. Crisp, clear blue skies belied the monster storm barreling toward New England. Late this afternoon as I passed the blueberry barrens the front edge … Continue reading

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Where Sea Smoke Meets the Clouds

Sea Smoke On Narraguagus Bay

A view of Narraguagus Bay this morning where the sea smoke and the clouds converged.

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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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The Snow Effect

snow on a steel roof

It seems that every third day we’ve got another round of wintery weather at our doorstep. If it weren’t for the January and February thaws between storms, we’d be buried … Continue reading

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Digging Out. Again.

For the second time in four days we had to dig out. This second doozy of a storm dropped another 12 inches. The white stuff is beginning to pile up … Continue reading

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