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More of the Same

Just in case we might forget what it’s like to be without, we’ve been getting reminders…a few hours here and there without power over the last couple of days. Thankfully, the outages have been during daylight hours so at least its easier to be productive. Have spent some time catching up on sheep records and other paperwork. And the temps have been warm enough that        [….read more]

Serious Storm

Many thousands of people in Maine are still without power. We feel so sorry for them…its terribly cold…and we know all too well how miserable it is. Snow continues in the form of showers off and on all day. I don’t know how much snow we got in this last storm but does it matter? More shovelling, more snowblowing, more tractoring. One of our great        [….read more]

Here We Go Again…

You guessed it! We had another nasty snow storm on Monday…really wet snow — and lost power just before midnight. The power was out for just about 12 hours. Jim and I were fooling with snow when it came back on and thankfully, he hadn’t made the trip down the road for water yet so he was spared that chore. I was grumpy and cold        [….read more]

Boxing Day

The boys were here for Christmas. We all survived the traditional Chinese food on Christmas eve. I love that it’s easy and we spend alot of time just talking,laughing, playing games and not alot of time cleaning up. We decided on fresh ham for our Christmas dinner and I had everything scheduled to the minute so the oven would be available for this giant 9        [….read more]

Tired of Cold & Dark

I’ll apologize before I even get started because I’m going to do a little whining here. We lost power again on 12/11 and didn’t get it back until 12/14. This has been happening more regularly lately and its getting very old. We have a small generator that we use to keep the fridge cold and we cook on the gas grill and lobster burner but        [….read more]