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Happy First Day of Spring, crusaders!

Yes, it really, truly is, and someone should really tell the weather.

To be clear, I love snow, but it’s almost April and snow had its turn. I’m ready for flowers and fewer layers…

So bring on the longer, warmer, floral-filled days.

Because, let’s face it, winter will be back before we know it…

…bi-daily smile…


…step back

Happy weekend, crusaders!

I hope everyone this Saturday finds everyone in full-on fall mode. Per tradition, now that it’s an acceptable time to break out the pumpkins, the retailers have moved on to Christmas. Don’t get me wrong. I’m as big a fan of Christmas as the next guy, but let’s give Halloween it’s day (night) in the sun (dark) first, shall we?

So in honor of the still yet-to-arrive day of spooks, here’s a Halloween warm-up for this autumn weekend. Read the rest of this entry


Happy first day of spring! Today marks the vernal equinox here in the northern hemisphere. More importantly, for those of us still recovering from last week’s snow, it suggests that winter might be ending sometime soon. Read the rest of this entry

…search your solstice

Today marks the official start of winter. To which I say…


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…Fall In

I have some bad news lovers of summer, your season is officially (and unofficially) over.

Everyone else, I have some good news. Autumn is here!

That means it’s time for apples, pumpkins, and an adorable Google Doodle (see above). Sure, we might be giving up the longer,  warmer days of summer, but fall has its perks too. Read the rest of this entry