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Glimpses of autumn

The transition to November has been smooth and beautiful, because the weather yesterday (November 1) was as sunny and warm as it’s been for pretty much all of October. In this brief posting,  I’m just going to offer a few … Continue reading

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How green is our valley? Quite, thank you

We’ve had an unusually rainy late winter/early spring and now, on the last day of April, we’re back to grey skies and more rain. But all that water finally seems to be having an impact, as the countryside is now … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season, and other tidbits

To every thing, as they say, there is a season. We are now officially in Aperol Spritz season, with the temperature (as recorded in my car this afternoon) sailing past the 30-degree barrier. In Fahrenheit terms, that’s into the mid-90s. … Continue reading

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