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Whole Lot of Whistling Going On

December 6, 2014     After reading, this week, about how falling oil prices – and, thus, falling gasoline prices – will be such a boon to the global economy (and lord knows it could use a little boon, right now,) I’m … Continue reading

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First Hard Frost

November 1, 2014   Last night, our first hard frost arrived. Temperatures fell into the mid twenties as a cold front moved through. I was about as ready as I could be, knowing that warmer, more normal fall temperatures were on … Continue reading

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Buzz, Buzz

October 4, 2014    After reading the blog post, “The Buffalo Wind”, over at the Archdruid Report http://thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com/ last Wednesday evening, I reread it over at Resilience.org, while I was there on Thursday, and again (twice) on Friday. No, I have … Continue reading

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The Storm is Now

March 1, 2014 The weatherman told us we’d have a small storm, yesterday – some freezing rain, possibly snow. As it was, we had a little rain as the system moved through. We didn’t even get that, at this end … Continue reading

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Staying Warm this Winter

February 1, 2014  After opening the December utility bill, (my first winter bill for the whole house,) and nearly having a heart attack, I decided I’d better find a way to reduce my dependence on the gas furnace. Granted, my … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

December 21, 2013      We had rain last night. As the temperature dropped below freezing, it froze on the tree branches turning them to crystal by the time I woke up this morning. Lovely. As the temperature rises above … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

November 9, 2013 Monday, Veterans Day, we pay honor to the veterans of our various wars. Whatever you think about the validity of those wars and despite our penchant for seeing our veterans as either super heroes or super villains, … Continue reading

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