Happy Autumn Blues

You never know what Autumn will be like here in always unpredictable New Hampshire. Will we have an Indian summer? When will the first frost come? Will it be a rainy or dry season? will the colors be vivid and how long will they last? How long can we hold out before turning on the…

Autumn in NH

Sometimes I forget what a rural state I live in, being only 45 minutes north of Boston and living in New Hampshire’s Queen City. However, Autumn is my favorite time of year here and it’s the best time of year to get out of town and enjoy the states scenery. The leaves are only beginning…

MIA – Hibernation

Where have I been; in a cave, under a rock or in an igloo? Temperatures in the single digits keep the door closed. Howling wind and creaking windows cause me to pull the blankets closer as I mindlessly challenge myself at solitaire, or watch Netflix. Am I a bear in hibernation? This winter is no worse…

Winter 2012

It started on October 31st, 2011, but then it went away. For 3 months I have listened to my son complain about the lack of winter this year, you see for him winter means snow. As for myself, I was perfectly happy with the mild weather, not needing to shovel or dig the cars out…

A Strange Year

Oct. 27, 2011 – I get a call from my daughter who’s in college near Albany, NY. “Mom it’s snowing!”, “You’re kidding, right?” I responded. A couple hours later we had a little snow dusting as well, just a little. Oct. 28, 2011 – We woke up to see that the grass & cars were…

My First Award

I’m very grateful to Kristen at http://www.stressandhealthonline.com for giving me the Versatile Blogger Award. Her site is full of valuable health information, and it’s my favorite color too. So check it out, you’ll be happy you did. My responsibility as a recipient is to: 1. Thank the person who awarded it to me by linking back to them…

ripening blueberries

Summer’s End

For some people summer may evoke memories of lazy days as a child idling the time away, flying kites & riding bikes, going to the park or the beach, or hanging out with friends. Oh wait, that was me as a kid. Summer was really hot (in Florida), we competed for the best tan. But…