Tag Archives: Winter

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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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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It’s Everywhere!


The chills.  A fever.  The aches and pains.  Fatigue.   The numbers tell an alarming story.  The City of Boston has over 700 confirmed cases of the flu already this season and four deaths have resulted.  Last year, the city had … 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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Furrylittlegnome Steps Outside


A snowy, white Christmas for furrylittlegnome!

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A Taste of the Holiday


On a gloomy morning, there will be rain and not snow.  A little disappointed, furrylittlegnome found some holiday cheer in Boston. It’s her favorite time of year! The ducklings in the Public Garden are in a festive mood! Leave it to … Continue reading

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What Was Missed This Winter


Spring has sprung here in New England. It will be sixty-two degrees fahrenheit (about 17 degrees celsius) today. There are buds on the trees and flowers have started to bloom around the city. In Northern New England, the mud season … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome’s Burberry Coat


At the corner of Beacon and Charles Streets in Boston. Two ladies approach. Lady #1: I love your coat! Lady #2: I saw you wearing it last winter. That hurts a bit. Are strangers taking notes on furrylittlegnome’s attire?

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