Category Archives: weather

Flying the Friendly Skies

The fun began last Thursday morning when my alarm sounded at 5 AM. I was off to fly the friendly skies to Dayton, Ohio and the long-awaited (two years!) Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (EBWW). I’ve already told you about the out-of-control TSA agent I … Continue reading

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Snow Rollers in Northern New Jersey

Have you ever heard of snow rollers? My Aunt Shirley and Uncle Chester live in Ohio; for the first time ever, they had snow rollers in their yard after a snowstorm. My Aunt said it took them a little bit … Continue reading

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Birds, Birdfeeders and Snow

It started in the morning, about 3 hours before it was anticipated. The fat flakes fell all through the day and into the night. The snow piled up against our front door. The wind blew more snow against our back … Continue reading

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Protecting My Skin from the South Carolina Sunshine

Since my husband Mike and I are thinking about relocating to Hampton Lake in Bluffton, S.C. I know it’s critical that I find a new sunscreen, one that protects my skin, but doesn’t make me break out. This South Carolina … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Hampton Lake, S.C. or Bust

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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Spring Gardening: Woman versus Bunny

After more than 20 hours of annual spring garden bed cleanup … and I’m not finished yet … I decided to reward myself and officially plant my spring vegetable garden. Yesterday afternoon I tucked in seeds and young plants, hoping to get … Continue reading

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Weather Challenges. Life Challenges.

My husband Mike and I just returned from a trip to sunny San Diego, CA. I fell in love with this pocket city filled with friendly people. And if you give me a second I will tell you all about … Continue reading

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Snowy Sunday: Winter Fashion

It’s another frigid, snowy day in Jersey, but I’m toasty warm in my new down coat. What are you wearing to keep warm? Or (and I AM jealous) what are you wearing to keep cool? Let me know in Comments. … Continue reading

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Tis the Season: First Snow

Our home sits on a small hill. It was an ideal location when an uninvited visitor by the name of Sandy blew through, leaving water and mayhem in her wake. We experienced arctic cold in our living room for 8 … Continue reading

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How Tough Is Tough? Visit Us in New Jersey and Find Out

First there was the alpha force storm called Sandy. She blew into New Jersey uninvited almost two weeks ago, and like an uninvited houseguest is wont to do, she created a tremendous amount of chaos and left us feeling stressed, … Continue reading

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