Tag Archives: winter

Keeping the home fires burning

Here we are, more than a week into May, and there is still a touch of coolness in Daglan’s air. So just to be on the safe side, to make sure that our house’s stone walls don’t cool down too … Continue reading

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Sunshine and the Miracle Tree

I don’t know about you, but I think “Sunshine and the Miracle Tree” would be a pretty good name for a rock band, certainly in the late 1960s or early ’70s. Perhaps not aujourd’hui, I’ll admit. A bit too Summer-of-Love-ish. … 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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Loving our summer, but all set for winter

Spring seems to have lasted about two weeks in the Greater Daglan Area (GDA), from March 1 until today. You may recall that, by the powers vested in us, we at Radio Free Daglan officially declared March 1 as the … Continue reading

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