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First Fall Snow 2016

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First Snow of the Fall of 2016 This morning we awoke to a reminder that winter is coming… Sponsoring Advertisements:

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Automatic Hoof Trimmer

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Pigs Using Automatic Hoof Trimmer Well, actually I would call it an automatic nail trimmer instead of hoof trimmer but the idea is the same. I don’t want to be trimming 32,000 pig nails a year. It is just not … Continue reading

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Last Snow of 2016 Spring

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Snow on Chopping Block Hopefully that is the last snow of this spring. We got 2″ overnight. The pattern of melt on the chopping block shows how the edges are cooler than the center.

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No Snow Day

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No Snow! A few days ago we got dumped on with six inches of snow. Now we’re back to a brief mud season and spring as usual. That was quick!

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Last Snow Storm of Winter

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Late April Snow Storm We got six inches of snow on April 26th. This isn’t the latest snowfall we’ve ever had and we can’t really count on gardening weather with no chance of frost until… maybe August. But I am … Continue reading

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Snowy April Morning

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Dusting of Snow While it has been a low snow year and warmer than usual we are still getting a light dusting of snow almost every morning. It is only about half and inch to two inches, just enough to … Continue reading

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Off the Charts at -90°F and Colder than Hell

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We fell off the wind chill chart… Someone wrote me asking about the temperatures last night here in Vermont. It was -34.2°F on Sugar Mountain. The 70 mph winds were the real killer giving a windchill of about -90°F. This … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Cutting 2015

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Ben’s Face Perhaps using his teeth like a beaver to cut down the spruce tree was not such a good idea after all. The sap sticks to your tongue and lips. Not as nice as spearmint…

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Pleasing the Weather Gods

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Promises of Warm Weather Fall is a time we spend getting ready for winter. Well, actually, here in the north country we spend all summer and fall getting ready for winter but in the fall it becomes an intense race … Continue reading

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Van on a Pillar of Ice

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Van up on Ice Pillar Our snow is almost, finally, gone. Some years it’s a little earlier. Some years later. Soon the fields will be green.

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