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A Relatively Perfect Day

For many, it was a normal Friday. A day to get through before the weekend kicked off. For us, it was kind of like a holiday. You see, may aunt, uncle and cousin’s son were coming to spend a few hours with us in our Massachusetts haven (amazing how close that word is to heaven). […]

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Family winter

Snow Shapes

I looked out the window this morning and loved how the snowsicles dripping off the roof lined up with our staircase and neighbor’s porch railings.

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thankful

Thankful for Beautiful Snowy Mornings

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thankful

Thankful for Opening Day of Snowboard Season — In November!!!!

It’s November 17. Not even Thanksgiving, and Chris and I got to hit the slopes. Last year was less than stellar as I slipped a disc in my back on Valentine’s day and had to sit out the rest of the season (yes, I slipped it putting on my snowboard boots, which makes me not-quite-so-hard-core, […]

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Nature winter

Preparing for Winter

This post is for my friends who live in warmer environments. The image featured is of something we see a lot here in the north. It’s usually metal rods along highways, but this particular picture is a bunch of wood posts at our local beach. Know what it is? It’s a row of markers along […]

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Snow

I realize it’s difficult for people who actually have to go out and travel or commute in this or shovel or anything. But I have to admit, I still have a hard time not getting super excited about 10 to 20 inches of snow within 24 hours.

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Nature

January Thaw — a Time to Step Back

Yankeerosecreations sums up the benefits of the January thaw perfectly (and beautifully), imo. It is 50 degrees out here in Belfast, New York this morning as I write this. A soaking rain has been falling since last night. Almost all the snow we have gotten over the past month has melted, and flood warnings are […]

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Finally Back on the Slopes

It’s been too long. So good to be back.