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Marvelous Muddy March

Marvelous Muddy March

February seemed to zoom by this year. I don’t know if that’s because I’ve been so busy, because of the unusually warm weather or just because I’m getting old and…

Living on the Tobacco

Living on the Tobacco

Water, water everywhere. That’s what Clare County looked like earlier this week when two inches of rain, 57 degrees and snow melting all got together to flood places all over!…

Frosty mornings, more snow and suddenly 40s

Frosty mornings, more snow and suddenly 40s

This week started out with an incredible display of frost all over and especially along the riverbank. Temperatures were in the single digits and the somewhat warmer water temperatures in…

It’s tax time – Whoopie!

It’s tax time – Whoopie!

It is amazing how many things I find that I need to do when it is time to get stuff around to file income taxes, especially when it involves sorting…

Winter just goes on … and on

Winter just goes on … and on

Once again, our all too brief flirt with spring temperatures is over. The cold weather is back again and with it, much higher heating and electric bills, according to many…

It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

Seems like I am always talking about the weather this time of year. Every week it is different. Last week’s title was ‘Baby, it’s cold outside.’ This week? Who knows?…

Baby it’s cold outside

Baby it’s cold outside

Mid January now and winter seems to have settled in for the duration, complete with slippery roads, snow flurries and temperatures down in the teens. A bright spot on Tuesday…

Bitter winter – Jan. thaw

Bitter winter – Jan. thaw

According to the weather reports, our brief “January thaw” this week should be over by the weekend coming up. Temperatures reported as low as 20 degrees below zero just last…

Once again it’s time for New Year resolutions

Once again it’s time for New Year resolutions

It probably is a little late to be doing this, but I have been thinking about New Year’s resolutions. 2017 is gone forever and we are already into 2018. Sounds…

All about January

All about January

With temperatures hovering in the mid-twenties by day, and single digits with some even below zero most nights, I’m glad today [Wednesday] is a stay-at-home- and-work-on-the-computer day. Even so, I’m…