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03.02.2015 Skunked

I hit the road this morning under overcast skies hoping to see a nicely frosted landscape somewhere.  As I traveled the sun came out and there were breaks in the clouds showing bits of blue sky here and there.  214 more words

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03.01.2015 Cousin Itt takes the Polar Bear Plunge

I found a couple of these tussocks with their tips dipped in frost and wearing a nice snowy cap this morning.  A pleasantish 4°F made for a bit more comfortable conditions.  19 more words

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02.28.2015 Sparkles at -7°

Another chilly start to the day this morning, but it had actually warmed up 3° on the way to this spot at the Quabbin.  My buddy, Mr. 173 more words

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Chicken parm

The chicken parmigiana from Fitzwilly’s is pretty good. Comes with spaghetti and a salad. 6 more words


Suggested Events for February 28th-March 6th, 2015

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The Ripple: Getting Beyond the Dam

Life Will Return to Our Rivers!

Sweet as maple syrup, the thaw is coming.

Sea lamprey, shad, herring, alewives, eels, sturgeon and the last of the salmon: all are sensing it, as they swim far offshore in the (comparatively) warm ocean. 720 more words

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Great Wall South China Pork

Sun dried vegetables stewed with pork belly. This is my other favorite from Great Wall. I also think their stuffed tofu is marvelous. The cilantro set off a whole new craving: I am pretty sure I’ll be buying a bunch and putting it in everything for a few days.