THE GREAT WHITE HURRICANE OF MARCH 11, 1888 – Marilyn Armstrong

Today is my birthday. It's also the 132nd anniversary of the worst blizzard to ever hit the east coast of the United States. Early March is frequently stormy and snowy. Blizzards are not unusual, though typically, snow melts quickly in the spring. I appear to have been destined for snowy climes. This is not only … Continue reading THE GREAT WHITE HURRICANE OF MARCH 11, 1888 – Marilyn Armstrong

THE CHANGING SEASONS, FEBRUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

The Changing Seasons, February 2020 It has been a dreary February. To be fair, February is usually dreary, though it normally gets more snow. We didn't get any snow in either January or February which is a record for the past 100 years. We did, however, get a lot of rain, so at least we won't … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS, FEBRUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

WINTER BLUES – SWO8 BLUES JAZZ AND WINTER IN NEW ENGLAND – Marilyn Armstrong

JANUARY! WE'VE GOT THE WINTER BLUES! First published Feb 15, 2015 - YouTube My collaborator, Leslie Martel of swo8 Blues Jazz did the work. She composed the music and wrote the words. She also put the video together. Posted it to YouTube. I think that's all the work. I merely supplied photographs. It hasn't been a … Continue reading WINTER BLUES – SWO8 BLUES JAZZ AND WINTER IN NEW ENGLAND – Marilyn Armstrong

SPRING IN THE VALLEY – CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Spring Scenes and flowers of the day We don't have much of a spring season here. It tends to stay cold until suddenly in May, the leaves pop out of the trees and everything blooms during one, sunny midday. The process takes just a few hours. It's amazing. One year, it … Continue reading SPRING IN THE VALLEY – CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong

WINTER BLUES – SWO8 BLUES JAZZ AND A NORTH AMERICAN WINTER – Marilyn Armstrong

 IT'S JANUARY AND WE'VE GOT THE WINTER BLUES! First published Feb 15, 2015 - YouTube My collaborator, Leslie Martel of swo8 Blues Jazz did the work. She composed the music and wrote the words. She also put the video together. Posted it to YouTube. I think that's all the work. I merely supplied photographs. http://youtu.be/m_TGxiLasVs This … Continue reading WINTER BLUES – SWO8 BLUES JAZZ AND A NORTH AMERICAN WINTER – Marilyn Armstrong

THE “OLD PERSON” WEATHER REPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

These days, watching television and seeing even the finest meteorologist give a forecast that is everything other than summer would be a lot funnier if it didn't mean that climate change is hitting this area -- New England --  harder than it is hitting other places in the world. Nobody ever said it would hit … Continue reading THE “OLD PERSON” WEATHER REPORT – Marilyn Armstrong

MORE OF GARRY’S WORLD IN WHITE – Garry Armstrong

I took a lot of pictures and each day Marilyn processes a few. Then I post them. This is mostly Aldrich Street, down the road from the house -- and then, our house. With bushels of snow. We're expected warm weather, rain, very cold weather, a bit of snow, a bit of sleet, more warm … Continue reading MORE OF GARRY’S WORLD IN WHITE – Garry Armstrong