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(NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places … more
Unusually high temperatures during the second week of March have ignited spring fever in many of us. Although it’s a welcome relief from the cabin fever fostered by the taxing weather … more
It’s officially T-shirt season in Pennsylvania. With the pallid sun-starved skin of winter, we northern-dwellers emerged this past week with excitement to make the most out of the first … more
I heard a crow this morning. Its boisterous caw resonated across the fields in front of my house when I ran out to get the mail. The wild sound reminded me that spring is alive and rustling beneath … more
We are past the middle of February, and the mild start of winter has now given way to more seasonable conditions. More temperatures in the single digits, as well as snow and ice, have resulted in a … more
There is a place where winter lasts from November through April when days are short on sunshine. Nights too long and cold, weather dark and dreary. No, it is not the Catskills. It is where the … more
Every farmer has an internal clock. As the weather shifts, it pressures toward the next season, creating that sense of motivation that reminds us, “Hey, it’s time to get ready.” … more
It must have been a winter resident of upstate New York who set Valentine’s Day in mid-February, because this is the time of year when we really need a lover to wrap our arms and legs around, … more
As the snow continues to fall and freeze and swirl around outside, I can’t help but feel as though I’m inside a snow globe or, rather, a wintery hourglass. This deep into winter, … more
  Staying healthy during the pandemic has mostly meant staying at home. In the spring and summer months, this was easy and fun. We took to gardening, building beds for vegetables and herbs. … more
Thanks in part to my shrink, I’m kinda-sorta enjoying winter this year. “Dr. X” is constantly encouraging me to “embrace the situation, whatever the circumstance.” Since … more
Happy new year! I hope all of you and your fluffy friends had a healthy and safe holiday. With the wintry weather here, some of the animals on the farm need to be bundled up to keep warm. Did you … more
We’ve all heard it bandied about: “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; red sky at morning, sailors take warning,” but is there any validity to the old proverb? According to … more
Winter started this year with a snowstorm that averaged from one to two feet of snow that fell mostly through the night. Some areas of the northern tier of Pennsylvania and across the border to New … more
Right about the time this piece appears in the River Reporter, the winter solstice will be more than a week in the past. For those of us that fly fish, the day after the solstice begins the countdown … more
My birthday is in January, and as a child growing up in Liberty, NY, I remember how it was always too cold and snowy for me to have a party. On the plus side, the ice, snow and freezing wind made … more
(NAPSI)—Doesn’t it seem like the most wonderful time of the year is actually the most stressful time of the year? Add to that a global pandemic, virtual schooling and working from home and it may … more
Is it too early to talk about snow? Nah.  When it accumulates this season, I’ll be dusting off snowshoes to stroll the woods of Gibbons Memorial Park: These 50 acres or so, surrounding … more
Some of the many charms of living in the country are the abundance of wildlife, the working farms, and the lakes, streams and ponds that dot the landscape. In addition, there are picturesque towns, … more
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