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Tropical storm Irene (was Hurricane Irene)

Not much damage at our place from yesterday’s storm. A few small branches snapped off of trees (and I do mean small; I was debating whether to call them branches or twigs). Fallen leaves, some nuts from the hickory/walnut thing … Continue reading

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Spiders of the south

This post isn’t entirely about spiders. However, I have to say, if they have spiders like this in Georgia, Kira’s comment about how spiders would keep her away from camping is a lot more understandable. When I talked about big … Continue reading

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Weather hype

I left work an hour earlier than I’d intended to today, since the news on the radio was broadcasting a “severe thunderstorm alert” for the Boston area until 8 pm, warning of frequent lightning, violent and destructive winds, and hail. … Continue reading

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It was a dark and stormy afternoon

On Sunday afternoon we had one of the most intense storms I’ve seen since moving to Boston. I was in church during the height of the storm (I’m sure there’s a cliche in there somewhere), but on the bus ride … Continue reading

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