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Christmas In June

Christmas In June

It is one of my favorite times of the year. It is not a holiday, although it seems like Christmas. I am in this festive mood because it is time…

Still Rockin’ On

Still Rockin’ On

It appears that better weather has arrived, or at least is trying to push its way in from Canada. Those lovely and amazingly colored sunsets the Canadian wildfires have given us…

The Birth Of Fire Boy

The Birth Of Fire Boy

 We enjoyed a Memorial Day weekend with our family in Flushing. On any heavy traffic summer holiday, a trip south is usually a piece of cake. The hordes are headed north.…

Time For A Chuck Tale

Time For A Chuck Tale

Not much has changed in a week. We are still awaiting warmer weather and temperatures above 30* at night. The birds are eating us out of our proverbial house and…

Yard Work

Yard Work

Everything is finally in spring mode. Green is breaking out all over. Almost twenty years ago, I planted a snowball bush. I desperately wanted one to grow, thrive and bloom…

Postcard from the Pines – Mom’s Day

Postcard from the Pines – Mom’s Day

By Julie Traynor This is Mother’s Day week. It seems like all advertising is directed at things for mom, places to take mom, things to do for mom and of…

Gerald Lamb, A Spring Tale

Gerald Lamb, A Spring Tale

For three consecutive evenings this week, Public Broadcasting gave us a first hand look at springtime across America. This ambitious project, both live and recorded, began on a small sheep farm…

Just Married

Just Married

This certainly has been a busy month on all fronts. The weather has kept us in suspense, but that is nothing new. Monday’s temperatures were delightful; Tuesday not so much,…

The Fishing Fiddler

The Fishing Fiddler

 In celebration of the 121st birthday of that well remembered fiddler and angler, Bill Bigford, we fondly remember him and his great love of both. This week, as the fishing season…

Along the Outhouse Path

Along the Outhouse Path

This week’s Postcard was easily derailed. I had a topic and pretty much had it written in my head. I had intended to go along the beaten path this week.…

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