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Snowmelt and Crocuses: GBBD, April 2018

Slowly but inexorably, spring is arriving in my Maine garden. It has been a hesitant, halting, two-steps-forward-and-one-step-back sort of spring. On Friday, the sun shone and the temperature rose to 60F, a great day for spring clean-up in the garden. 138 more words

Seasons

MELTING ... Melting ... melting

As March has turned into April, the snow is steadily melting and garden beds are reappearing. This is the first sign of spring’s arrival in my part of the world. 226 more words

Seasons

Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2018

I am a couple of days late with my bloom day post because I was waiting for amaryllis ‘Charisma’ to open its first flower.

Warm weather at the end of February and the beginning of March almost made me believe that spring had arrived. 224 more words

Seasons

Hello Old Friend.

I break up this three part ‘Denim Diaries’ series with an amber weather report! These are the words Britain has been hearing constantly for the duration of the last week as ice cold winds and vicious snow has been sweeping the UK with no signs of stopping. 312 more words

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D.C.- The pre-departure FAQ Answers

Schreiner is a pretty small campus, but just in case we haven’t crossed paths: Hi, my name is Natalie Raper.

In sticking to my vow to take as many opportunities as the school will pay for, I am getting ready to spend my Spring 2018 semester in Washington, D.C. 1,183 more words

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Know How to Select an Air Source Heat Pump for Your Use

An air-source heat pump can efficiently control the heating and cooling needs of your home. When professionally installed, it can be the source of 1.5 to 3 times more heat energy for your home than the actual amount of electrical energy it requires for domestic hot water, space heating or pool/hot tub heating. 618 more words

Air Source Heat Pump

January

Teachers: Looking for something motivational for students coming back from vacation?

Writers: Need a quick prompt?

Read this poem by John Updike. Then consider the questions that follow, use Updike’s poem as a mentor text and write your own reflection on January. 128 more words

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