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What's On Deck: the Spring Version

Winter is over.

The snow is gone.

Which means it’s time to face the inevitable: the deck needs work.

Oh, nothing major. This is a good, sturdy deck, which we added when we bought the house back in ’98. 153 more words

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How The Mighty Are Melting

Our Snow Mountain contest ended last week when the latest date guessed (April 3) came and went with the snow pile still hanging tough. But the old mountain is showing her age. 55 more words

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What's On Deck: Snow Talk and a Contest WINNER!

Well folks, we have good news and bad news.

First, the good. Here’s how the deck looks today:

That’s right. All that remains of winter is that little patch of snow in front of the grill, and given the forecast for today (Sunny! 150 more words

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What's On Deck: Rainy Day Edition

It’s raining, it’s pouring

I wish I were snoring …

Yes, it’s gloomy and gray and slightly depressing. Yes, it’s the kind of day that makes you want to curl up in a cozy bed with a thick book. 86 more words

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What's On Deck: What's That Creeping Around the Corner?

According to the almanac, the vernal equinox will occur here this Saturday night, March 20, at 6:45. The high Saturday is supposed to be 46F/8C. That’s definitely springlike. 54 more words

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What's On Deck, the Mid-February Edition

You can start calling me Cleopatra.

Because I have officially become the Queen of Denial.

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What's On Deck: The Valentine Edition

Maybe it’s just me …

But I think Cupid and Mother Nature might have had a little rendezvous on my deck.

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