Category Archives: Maine Musings

December 21, 2015

Well, the winter wonderland has not happened for Maine yet… in fact, quite the reverse. The last record set for Christmas day was for 53 degrees, but different services give the date as either 1999 or 1953. Either way, it is supposed to be 62 degrees F, and 53 degrees F. on Christmas day.

So, are you all set? Having had eye surgery the first week of December, everything had to be done by December 1, as I was not certain when I could drive afterwards. And I have to say, it is the way to go… there is no stress, if it has all been done… down to the last bow. Think about it… instead of fretting, one gets to enjoy the season!

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Week of December 7, 2015

Can you believe the holidays are around the corner??

Well, it is! We have had a long, long fall, with some cold starts to the day, but over all, it has been extremely mild. Contrasted with last year, and, oh my. By now we had had several ice storms, with one in early November that left us looking as if a bomb had gone off. But, yesterday was so warm people were sitting outside in shirts! The grass is green, and it looks like April- without the spring bulbs, of course…

While this is sure to end, it is really a pleasant surprise, as the Almanac foretold a winter like last year.

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