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Check Your Smoke Detector
Before it becomes Spring in the Northland, there are some things you need to check around the house for safety, especially since people are spending more time in the house.
Reasons to Dread Spring
I am as happy for the warmer weather as anyone. But as the spring equinox occurs on Tuesday, I am also dreading several aspects of the beginning of spring. It seems appropriate that snow showers are forecast for Tuesday. The advent of spring hardly marks the end of winter weather in Minnesota. Major…
Mowing the Lawn
Yesterday I was in my happy place; I was able to mow my lawn for the first time this year. There are some people who think of mowing as a chore, my daughter being one of them, but I really enjoy it. Especially when it is not overly hot and humid like it gets in July...
Will Spring Ever Come?
Here it is, Saturday March 25, and it feels as though we are living in a gray world. Where is the sunshine? The green grass? The smell of grilling meat wafting throughout the neighborhoods? The trees are bare, the grass isn't greening up yet, and we still need the furnace on...
Celebrate Early Spring
It's February 18, and the temperatures are close to record breaking. I don't have the data on any broken records for warmth, but, it is warm out there. We are enjoying highs in the 50s, which seems like spring.
I saw several motorcycles out yesterday, which is a nice sight after the bitter …

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