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There were lots of announcements in my inbox this week, detailing events in town and across the Island.

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Suzanne Hammond called me last week to announce the appearance of her first snow crocus.

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Sunday's Super Bowl was exciting, but not as exciting for me as seeing baseball players tossing a ball around the diamond across the street.

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Fields, snow-striped, lie silent and waiting.

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It's time to cut forsythia branches to bloom inside.

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Tonight was an ice sky.

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Outside the windows, the woods are at their prettiest.

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It was like summer at the beach this New Year's Day.

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Wet snowflakes are blowing past my windows as I'm settled on the sofa writing my column.

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Snow is gently falling outside my window, predicted to continue for another three days, hopefully ensuring a white Christmas.

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Clear, cold nights have made the stars seem brighter and more abundant.

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Deer Week opened this morning.

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Our weather still seems unseasonably mild as we approach Thanksgiving and the last weekend of November.

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It feels so cold in the early mornings when I open the door to let the dogs out.

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Whatever other ideas I had for the start of this week's column, nothing is more notable than two dogs getting skunked.

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Cooler weather is making the dogs frisky, although by evening they seem happy to curl up on their beds and settle in.

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Martha Fleishman, Kathy Stevenson, and I had a conversation at Cronig's last week, discussing new varieties of daffodil bulbs available at West Tisbury's nurseries.

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I was surprised to find myself turning on the porch light for Mike to come home, around six o'clock, and about the same time in the morning when I let the dogs out.

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I awakened early to a lightening sky, sort of a butternut color, that shimmered through the trees off the east side of our house.