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An Ounce of Preparedness is Valuable

An old habit I have from being stationed in Northern Japan and finishing school in Upstate New York is that from October through March my car has permanently living in it: a short handled snow shovel a wind-up or shake-charged flashlight/radio a heavy blanket a beach towel a bag of mulch, or top-soil, or sand […]

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I am massively relieved that power is back on…

This morning I went by the house to check on things and feed the cats and found that the power was back on at the house; and that by some miracle I do not fully understand most of our treasured marine aquarium livestock appears to have survived! We also still have some propane though the […]

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Be very careful out there

I went out to sweep aside the two inches of fluffy powder we had last night before Erci packed any of it down with her car and was a bit disturbed to find that the 2 inches of fluffy powder sits on top of 3/16 of an inch of sheet ice. Uh, folks; that will […]

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Visiting Family in New York State

Steve (my brother) and I drove up to Rome to visit Mom and his daughters who live in Utica, Herkimer, and Camden. There was a winter snow-storm in Norwich and Utica Thursday night, but thankfully the roads were clear by the time we drove through Friday night. Beautiful scenery though with all the fresh snow […]

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