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When the Frost Is On The Pumpkin

Been waiting for the first frost of autumn. It hasn’t hit us yet, but many areas around here have experienced it already, which officially ends the growing season for them. My furnace has been turning on lately, though. The photo … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

The furnace went on last night for the first time since last spring, a welcoming sound for the way autumn is supposed to be. The overnight low went down to 44°F/7°C in Andalusia and hit below freezing in the Poconos. … Continue reading

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Ode to Philly’s Cyclone Alley

Don’t know whether to blame the weather on climate change or not,That’s a politically sensitive issue like if we should legalize pot;The left says yes and the right says no,But does anyone really know which way to go? Those nasty … Continue reading

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An Old-Appliance History Lesson

Been living in the same flat for going on twenty-two years at the end of April. This is the longest I’ve stayed in one place, having moved to various locations thirty-nine times previously since birth. That’s a lot of moving … Continue reading

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Back to the Black-Hole Closet!

‘Twas hot and sticky for the majority of the past week, but the furnace went on for the first time this evening since early last May. Autumn appears to have taken effect. What a relief it is that the torrid … Continue reading

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From the Frying Pan into the Icebox

The furnace went on overnight and this morning for the first time since last spring. Happy 1st October. The anticipated event brought the annual unraveling of the cold-weather quilt from the closet yesterday, to be comfortably utilized until next spring. … Continue reading

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