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 Snowstorm

Just as everyone is getting their yards ready for Spring.  Just as the Easter holiday is coming upon us.  Mother Nature has to let us know one last time that we got off easy this past Winter. Winter Storm Warnings were issued for Southeastern New England on Sunday, March 20th for Sunday evening and Monday morning.  According to local TV Weathermen, the bulk of the storm was to hit us during the Monday morning rush hour with snowfall rates of 1-2″ per an hour, with total accumulations of 3″-10″ depending…

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Cold Weekend

Boy, was it a cold weekend here in the Northeast this weekend.  There were temperatures that hit low temperatures that we have not hit since the 1950’s.  Providence, RI reached -9°F on Sunday morning.  Temperatures are only suppose to reach 0°F on Monday morning. The good news is that temperatures are suppose to rebound as a coastal storm approaches the area on Tuesday with high temperatures in the area of 50°F… We go on a rollercoaster ride of temperatures for the next week.

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A quick post

It’s been a while since I posted anything here, so I thought I would get you up-to-date. We’re it’s been a while since I posted anything here, so I thought I would get you up-to-date. We’re getting into the winter months here but you wouldn’t know it by the temperatures. Normally at this time of year we should be in the 40s, but we have been regularly in the 60° range. I know that eventually mother nature will even things out, which I am not looking forward to. With about…

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Finally…

Summer Hammock

Well, the long Winter is finally behind us and we are starting to see some beautiful weather.  The birds are singing and my allergies are telling me that the flowers, grass and trees are in bloom. I love this time of year.  I love to be able to work out in the yard without being knee-deep in snow and having to wear 10 layers of clothing because the temperature is -10° F.  This past week, we had temperatures in the mid to upper 80’s which is pretty warm for the…

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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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