Tag Archives: Spring


My flight left snowy New England on time this morning. Only a day late. Two flights and a few time zones later I arrived in Portland Oregon. It is very green here. All the spring trees are in flower, the … Continue reading

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A Touch of Spring?

It has been very mild and foggy the last couple of days. It stayed above freezing last night and it is supposed to reach 50 degrees today! A very welcome change. We have always had “January Thaw” in New England…a … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Coop

Despite promises of a warm day from the weather people, today was a gray, cold, bleak January day. The sun never quite came out, the temperature barely rose above freezing….nothing very cheery about it. This is the hardest part of … Continue reading

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