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Connecticut Summer

Connecticut Summer

A true sign of late summer heat in Connecticut is when the bees start getting out of the house and start relaxing on the front porch. However it...
The Garden is Growing

The Garden is Growing

Even with non-stop rain and below normal temperatures my garden is starting to take shape. Like every year, I over planted, planted too close to o...
On Top of Cannon

On Top of Cannon

Cannon Mountain, a ski slope, former site of the Old Man in the Mountain and destination for my 38th New Hampshire's 4,000' hike this past Saturday...
The Nest

The Nest

Growing up it used to be the first sighting of a robin meant Spring was right around the corner. Now thanks to the internet and those who dwell on ...
What A Difference A Week Can Make

What A Difference A Week Can Make

After two years of living in my house I finally got around to focusing on the finished basement.  My house had been abandoned for over a year and t...
Veggies are Popping

Veggies are Popping

After a decent winter and a real spring for the first time in many years the early vegetables are sprouting from the ground in the surest sign that...