Where is Spring?

Today is March 15th which means that we should be starting to plant flowers, reseeding our lawns and getting ready for the warmer weather. right?  Not this year, as of the time that I am writing this blog post (1:49PM) it is a balmy 29° outside and there is over a foot of snow on the ground from a major Nor’Easter that hit the Northeastern United States yesterday. After having the 2nd warmest February on record where we actually hit 70, we are freezing our butts off in March.  Temperatures…

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This is April, Right?

It is April isn’t it?  My calendar says that it is Spring.  We woke this morning to 6″ of heavy wet snow here (only 1″ was predicted.).  The Weathermen are also predicting another 3-5″ of snow for Monday morning (4/4/16).  I know that I really shouldn’t complain after the mild Winter that we had this year, but enough is enough. Local Little Leagues are starting to practice and many have their Opening Days scheduled for this upcoming weekend.  The State of Rhode Island DEM is also opening the 2016 Trout…

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Early Spring is Tough in New England

Mother Nature can play some cruel tricks on those of us that live in New England.  In the past thirty days we have had just about any weather type that you could think of, rain, wind, snow, sleet, hail, severe thunderstorms, freezing rain and an 80° day.  and that is all within the past 30 days… Mother Nature, go home, you’re drunk! Although this is very frustrating when you are trying to make outdoor plans, this is very typical weather for early Spring in this area. The day that I…

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Spring Has Sprung

If you live in New England you will understand the title of this post.  Not since cavemen hunted for Saber-Tooth Tiger has there been a worse Winter on record than we went through this year.  The City of Boston recorded over 100″ of snow this year…  I know Buffalo, you guys got that in three days at the beginning of the Winter.  On top of the record-snowfall, was record cold.  I live in North-western Rhode Island and on an average Winter we will have two, maybe three nights where the…

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