Archive for December 14th, 2008

Rhodo-thermo-dendrometer

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

..which makes no sense etymologically. It should be rhododendrothermometer, but I don’t like the way that sounds as well. Monday morning Arlene looked out the window and said, “This is the first time this year I’ve seen the rhodo leaves all curled up.” We have a PJM rhododendron in front of our dining room window, […]

Ice storm

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

We drove up to Casco on Saturday morning rather than Friday evening because of the storm. In Newton it was just rain on Friday and had cleared by midafternoon, but farther north there was sleet and freezing rain, the storm was continuing later into the evening, and there were warnings of slick roads. What we […]