Color me spring

Robin welcoming spring on a foggy morning.

Spring officially begins at 1:14am on March 20th.  The average high temperature here in the Bogs at this time of year is usually 48 degrees (F).

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Open up the windows

What an incredibly beautiful day we are having here in the Bogs!  Warm, sunny, simply gorgeous.  It’s the kind of day that makes you throw open all of the windows to let the stale air of winter out, and the invigorating air of spring in.

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Super Tuesday

The title for today’s post might lead to some disappointment if you’re here about things of a specific political nature.  I have one brief, general thing to say about politics and then I’m moving on.

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Sunday smorgasbord

Happy Sunday!

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Friday reflections

Morning view of the pond. Processed in Photoshop and Picnik.

I was listening to the news while cooking dinner last night and one of the local weather oracles predicted that we would not see real winter temperatures for the rest of winter.  Welcome to seasonal purgatory.  I think Karma summed it up well in this post when she mentioned that it feels like November with no turkey dinner to look forward to.  In case you didn’t follow the link, it will also lead you to Karma’s February Photo Hunt.  Now you’ve had two chances to click.  What are you waiting for?  The more who participate, the merrier.  I’ve been lax of late in participating in some of the photo challenges.  I promise to do better this time around.  It looks like a fun list.

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A POST that’s been sitting around

Scene from POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours). In the common area of this particular studio building.

Back in October of another year (2011), as you may or may not recall or may be just learning about if you’re new to Life in the Bogs, M and I went east to visit family and surprised a friend by showing up at her studio during POST.  I took a few photos while I was there, but hadn’t taken the time to sort through them.  While I was ill with the Attack of the Shingles (sounds like a bad movie, doesn’t it?), I had plenty of sitting around time and used some of it to look at old photos.  I know they’re not THAT old, but so many images have been captured since that time that they feel old to me.

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Brick walls redux

If you paid a visit to my other blog today, you may think this is a cross-posting.  It’s not, really.  I’m leading with the same post title and image because I have brick walls on the brain today.

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