This is the week to be grateful for living on the Vineyard.
I usually start this weekly commentary with a mention of the week’s weather. It’s a life-long habit. My maternal grandmother, Nellie Armstrong, lived...
It was so hot, dry and bright on Monday that I went into major projection about the coming few months. Talk about not staying in the day I was in.
I’m a relatively light sleeper, so Monday night’s thunderstorm was, as they say, a rude awakening. The news covered much more serious damage from the...
The spring weather has lifted everyone’s spirits this week. Total strangers greet each other proclaiming “what a beautiful day.” We can all use some...
I have yet to resist the temptation to wear long underwear.
We are in the big transition from early to full-on spring.
Because we’ve had so many cool days and even cooler nights, the daffodil and forsythia bloom has been longer than usual.
For a couple of nights this week, the forecasters are warning of a possible frost.
It was so sunny and warm on Monday I had to go on a search for a sun hat. It was under the seat of my truck and not in the best shape.
It’s completely understandable why the ancients feared a solar eclipse. Even though we only experienced a partial here on the Vineyard, it was a bit...
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