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Another Country Notched on my Passport, Another Deck Sealed…

13 June 2017 I took my first business trip of 2017 last week; a 5-day trip to Sofia Bulgaria (3 days spent traveling, 2 days of meetings). I haven’t been traveling much on business these past few years: 2017 – … Continue reading

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Where Does the Time Go…?

Let’s see… 19 August 2016 to 4 March 2017… that’s over six months; 28 weeks and a day; 197 days. Definitely shirking my blogging duties here. Lots of water (and snow!) under the bridge in 197 days. We had to cancel … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Brutal Summer…

19 August 2016 It’s been a miserable summer at the TreeHouse – hot, sticky, muggy, but little or no rain, so we’re officially in an “extreme drought” northeast of Boston, and our lawn looks like it! We’ve sworn off pouring … Continue reading

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Global Strangeness

The weather in these parts had a number of wrong-season affectations leading up to the present.  We had eight inches of snow arrive before Halloween, then weeks of 60+ degree temperatures into December.  I was mowing the lawn well into November, … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2010 was a wonderful day at the VOGT Family TreeHouse.  We hosted the feast at our Woburn home, considering briefly the idea of hosting Thanksgiving at the Ballot Box in Newcastle Maine (with the strains of Over the River … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Weekend

Well, THAT was a different weekend! A virtual hurricane hit the Northeast at the end of last week; 48 hours of torrential rain and high winds.  Six to eight inches of rain, a gust of wind in Portsmouth NH hit … Continue reading

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A New Kind of New Year’s Eve

It was a pleasant New Year’s eve up in Maine at the Ballot Box, but the threat of snow kyboshed our New Year’s Eve celebration AND the planned New Year’s Day house-warming party.  Audrey drove up on Thursday in the snow, … Continue reading

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