Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ice is Nice

especially when it is only on the trees (and not the roads)!  

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A winter walk

  We are now prepared for the amount of snow that we have been getting this winter… first walk in our new snow shoes.

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First Real Snow – or ’twas the blizzard before christmas

The forecast promised 9-16″ of snow with strong winds.  Pretty serious, even for here.  Then it was 12-16″.  Then it was 12-20″.   Our winter storm warning was joined by a blizzard watch, then both removed in lieu of a … Continue reading

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Blue to Black

Despite having rid the master bathroom of its green walls during the first big move-in push, the blueish-green stain on the cabinetry in the master bath had been driving me crazy since we moved in. As I would lie in bed and … Continue reading

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First Snow

We had our first real snow this weekend!  It was just 2 or 3 inches, but enough to reasonably cover things.  We took the dog for a romp though the woods to check out the gorgeous scene. Chickens in snow: … Continue reading

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Getting a Christmas Tree / Meeting the Neighbors

We have always cut down our own Christmas tree, either at Hann’s tree farm or, more recently, cat CaPaul’s. Both have always been fun, and we’ve ended up with a variety of nice trees over the years. After noticing that … Continue reading

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A visit to the neighbor’s pond

When we first looked at this property there was tall corn in the field behind what is now our lot. We knew that there was a pond on the other side of the corn field but had not seen it. … Continue reading

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