Category Archives: Weather

The Calm Before the “Storm”

The temperature and wind chill was below zero for some this morning, but that took second billing of what is to come.  America’s Northeast is gearing up for another “weather event” – Winter Storm Pax.    Depending on one’s location, some will see rain … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree

One of the best things about the month of December is not the beginning of the winter season or furrylittlegnome’s birthday but the smell of Christmas trees!  Originating in Germany in the sixteenth century, the tradition of a Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Ahead of the Fashion Curve?

We have been hearing about it for a week now. Cold temperatures will hit New England in the next few days. With that in mind, on Sunday night, furrylittlegnome made the switch. Her summer clothes were placed in the back … Continue reading

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The Color of Autumn in the Green Mountain State

Just a few days ago, as furrylittlegnome headed north, she was a little disappointed in the color.  She was already in the Green Mountain State and expected to see the bright reds, yellows and oranges the autumn leaves had to offer.  … Continue reading

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So Long, Summer!

Folks. Furrylittlegnome is not going to sugarcoat it. She had a terrible summer. The deluge of rain over the Labor Day holiday, here in America, pretty much made it unsalvageable. Sure, she went to visit family in Vermont once or … Continue reading

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Getting Home from Work

The sun is shining.  The snow has melted, but it is a windy and cold “Spring” day in Boston.  Furrylittlegnome cannot wait to be inside. It is no secret.  “The Golden Girls” is gnome’s favorite television show.  Betty White, Bea … Continue reading

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Visiting the Columbia River

Furrylittlegnome’s Western adventure continues in the Pacific Northwest with a scenic drive east of Portland, Oregon to the Columbia River Gorge.  The Columbia River runs between Oregon and Washington State and is the fourth largest river in the USA.  Furrylittlegnome cannot lie … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Heads Out West – Part Deux

Next stop:  Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1851, Portland, Oregon is located in the Northwestern part of the United States.  While many travelers flock to this major city, furrylittlegnome wanted to run for the hills!  Downtown Portland, in gnome’s eyes, seemed a … Continue reading

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After Nemo

A snow emergency.  A parking ban.  School closings.  Public transportation halted.  A driving ban for twenty-four hours.   It was not pretty, folks.  Nemo literally shut down Boston.  Being cooped up during such a grand storm made watching Jim Cantore of The Weather Channel … Continue reading

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Early January – Of course, it’s cold

Happy New Year friends of furrylittlegnome!  As is custom in the Northern Hemisphere, and especially in New England, the new year has brought in some cold temperatures.  Although gnome is back in Boston after a week-long break in Vermont, she checked her … Continue reading

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