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The rains are going to be our guests for this week, if the weather forecasters are to be believed.
Well the town is "in the pink," and many other colors, as most of the spring-flowering trees and shrubs are at their peak this time of year.
Happy May, everyone.
The sun is starting to warm up the earth so that plants are awakening and starting to shoot up and actually blossom.
Well, like the saying goes after an election, the people have spoken.
A trip to the Oak Bluffs Post Office was always a social event.
I think the person in charge of weather knows the rhyme April showers bring May flowers, because rain is in the air and is forecast for the next week at least.
The sun has been shining and it appears to have inspired many people to start to spruce up their yards and houses.
Ahh — what could be more mysterious than a Vineyard spring? Mother nature seems to be able to give us every extreme kind of weather within the span of two or three days.
Back into the real New England World of colder and unpredictable weather are many Oak Bluffs residents who enjoyed warmer and sunnier climates this past week of school vacation.
Did someone say something about in like a lion or lamb? Today as I write this on February 28 it is certainly lion-like weather.
These past few weeks have brought me to a new awareness of the true meaning of handicap access.
There really was some earth underneath all of that ice that has held us hostage for so many weeks.
Wasn't in great to see some ground free of snow after the rains of last weekend? It was rather startling to hear the crashes of thunder and then the winds blowing so hard through the night, but it did a great clean-up job.
The birds seem to be the only creatures unfazed by all this snow and ice.
I guess we have to start looking at the blessings this freezing cold weather brings.
I need ice skates (and better balance) to navigate from the back porch to the car.
Now when I admire the view from the sunroom at 6 am, the vista is completely black and white as the trees have lost their foliage and the snow outlines them in silhouette.