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Well, now it is Summer …

… as of 6:07 a.m. today. I’m not sure whether to be ecstatic about Summer’s arrival because it seems that our two heat waves, first at Memorial Day, then this past Sunday and Monday, already placed us in quasi-Summer mode … Continue reading

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Today is his day … or maybe I should say “hiss” day.

Well, I’m usually a Winter weenie, but I’ve never been a Spring-almost-on-the-cusp-of-Summer-weenie. I didn’t even poke my head outside the door today. It got to 95 degrees, with a heat index of 100 degrees.  It was already pretty steamy by … Continue reading

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Too pooped to participate.

Again our weekend weather has been a disappointment as I continue to shake my head about this decidedly weird Spring we’ve had.  Yesterday, the weather folks called for rain and several thunderstorms beginning at dawn, then off and on throughout … Continue reading

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The last school bell ‘til Fall rang today …

  … and the kids let out a collective cheer – the parents not so much, especially the moms.  I remember how good it felt on that last day of school, knowing that ten weeks stretched before you, with no … Continue reading

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All this rain is a pain.

  I could write reams about all the rain we’ve endured the past two months.  We’ve had rain nearly every weekend since mid-April.  That’s not counting the weekdays – there’s been plenty of rain then as well!  Even our Memorial … Continue reading

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A hole in one …

… homeowner’s front lawn was scrutinized by your roving reporter a week or so ago.  Just like I followed the doin’s at the robin’s nest, I’ve been scoping out this cavernous hole every time I walk by.  Without trespassing on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Musings.

We’ve all heard the expression “the early bird catches the worm” and those are wise words to live by. Most of the time anyway. This morning I awoke at 3:00 a.m. to the pitter patter of rain on the patio … Continue reading

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