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Almost

I think maybe we’ve made it. Got up to thirty eight sunny degrees here yesterday. It felt like you could take a deep breath. Motivated by all that shiny gorgeous light I took down the winter accouterments…mercury glass pinecones,…

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Babies!

 I have an old Wisteria vine that grows on a trellis beside my front porch. It climbs along the western face of the farmhouse up nearly to the balcony above the front porch. Or it…

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Here’s To Spring

We seem to be turning a slow corner. Mostly I love the inbetween times. But this year our shift from winter to spring has seemed long. Winter is gone, but spring isn’t quite here yet…

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The Full Catastrophe

March is never simple. It is a time of transition. The birds happily nibble on seeds around the pussy willows one day and then come all the torrential rains, big winds and free flowing mud…

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The Sweet Secret of Sun and Frost

May in Vermont is a long happy series of soft days with gentle greens covering the mountains and wildflowers lighting up the whole world. The plentiful Vermont lilacs make whole villages smell sweet. But March…when…

Happy Easter

Mud season has just about gone by. We are now deep into the season of cleaning up, patching and putting away. The church tag sale happens every year on the last weekend of April when…

And Around and Around We Go

It’s not spring. Not even close. Just a couple of days ago I was feeling pretty smug and proud of the way I have weathered this winter. We have had three blizzards and temperatures of…