rasputitsa.

Spring is great, because the snow melts and it stays above freezing at night again. Spring is not so great because the snow melts and it stays above freezing at night again. This right here is our road at the moment:   New Hampshire’s four seasons are Winter, Mud, Blackflies, and Preparing for Winter.

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summer’s end.

We’ve had a rainy, buggy summer here in Upper Cryogenica, and I am greatly looking forward to the fall, which is my favorite season. How buggy has it been up here, you ask? Buggy enough to support the breeding of this truly monstrous orb weaver, who is in residence next to the Castle’s main portcullis […]

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stickahs on our cahs.

  Here’s a picture of Frostbite One in all its churned-up-mud-road-dust-caked glory right now. (Quinn thought it needed some Batman logos, which is probably correct. Few things can’t gain from the application of a Batman logo.) It’s basically pointless to drive this thing through a car wash between the months of December and May. You […]

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chickens in winter.

Help! I’m schtuck! We’ve had the most annoying kind of winter weather in the last few days. We got about three inches of snow Thursday night, but because the temperature hovered right around freezing, it was already too wet in the early morning to clear with the snowblower. (When the snow is too wet, it […]

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