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Spring Equinox

We look for signs of spring where we can, and, after a winter unlike any other, the chairs are finally emerging from their solid encasement of snow. Enjoy these lengthening days, dear friends.

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Interlude: January Blizzard

  “ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 18 TO 24 INCHES… INTENSE BAND OF SNOWFALL WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON… ” — Blizzard Warning for York Coastal County, ME It appears winter storm Juno has decided to drop … Continue reading

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A time of counting…

“December is … often a time of counting. Making it count, checking our list, watching the short hours of daylight. The year end knocks persistent on our doorstep, our growing children and aging elders continue on their time-bound journeys…. If we … Continue reading

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2.24.14 In Winter’s Grip

“You can’t get too much winter in the winter.” — Robert Frost Others may complain and flee to warmer climes. We, on the other hand, side with Robert Frost. The third storm within a week’s time left the tress outlined … Continue reading

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2.17.14 Break the Cold Frosty Silence

“Come when the rains Have glazed the snow and clothed the trees with ice, While the slant sun of February pours Into the bowers a flood of light.” — William Cullen Bryant Snowy days are interspersed with brilliantly sunny ones, creating … Continue reading

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1.13.14 Liebster + Illuminating Blogger Awards

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” — Annie Dillard This past year presented a number of personal challenges, most of which, we’re glad to say, ended positively. It was also a time full … Continue reading

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1.6.14 Pause

“Bare branches in winter are a form of writing.” — Billy Collins, “Winter Syntax” We always called this deciduous shrub Jacob’s Walking Stick. It turns out we were wrong on both counts — the walking stick belongs instead to Harry … Continue reading

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