Author Archives: On the North River

About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read.

Hosed (updated on Palm Sunday)

On the morning before Palm Sunday we woke up to more Global Warming… As you can guess by the bird tracks on the porch, we feed the birds over the winter.   The only guests we’ve had. Happy Palm Sunday and … Continue reading

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Guest: Newspaper Readership

Subject: Newspaper Readership 1. *The Wall Street Journal* is read by the people who run the country. 2. The Washington Post* is read by people who think they run the country. 3. *The New York Times* is read by people … Continue reading

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Spot on…Me to a T.

landscape photographer: Semi-autistic person who likes spending long periods on their own and didn’t fancy taking up fishing. Laughed until my teeth ached. OK, as soon as I get out of physical therapy I’m going to get a model and … Continue reading

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More grief about Global Warming

Sippican Cottage reports sad news from Maine… Skowhegan Maple Fest 2015 The Maple Festival is supposed to celebrate the culmination of sugaring season in Maine. There’s a problem. There is no sugaring season in Maine, and there might not be … Continue reading

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“Ice ahead!” …Quack, Quack!

Boston Duck Tours will begin its 21st season today, but with some special measures to avoid frozen feathers. The duck boats will either not go in the water at all or make an abbreviated swim thanks to ice still clogging … Continue reading

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Where’s my ice floe?

Happy Birthday to Me.   65 years of age. And the urge to go somewhere warm is creeping up on me.  

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s made history by having the snowiest, and probably most miserable, season since 1872. The official measurement of 108.6 inches at Logan International Airport Sunday night topped a season record of 107.6 inches set in 1995-96, according … Continue reading

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