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2017 – A cold and wet spring in Carlisle

Spring so far has been a bit disorganized for me – which has been mirrored on the weather front as well.  Since my last post, we had a least one late snow & ice storm and several cold fronts of … Continue reading

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Winter decided it was not finished

A quick post because I haven’t accomplished much on the personal front in the last few weeks.  Winter decided that it wasn’t really finished with New England and it got really cold again and winter storm Stella showed up with … Continue reading

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San Simeon California arrives in Carlisle

I just got back from a quick trip to San Francisco and a package was waiting – the metal print version of California Red Carpet – taken my sister in law Tenley Fohl.  This print is for sale on Jetset … Continue reading

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A month gone by already – whoops!

It has been busy here in Carlisle (plus I had a trip to San Francisco in there as well). First up Deck Acorn surprised me with a fantastic bench for my entry way – custom built and finished to match … Continue reading

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Start of a new year – 2017 in Carlisle

The holidays have been a busy but fortunately not very stressful time.  To catch up, the town came through with my occupancy permit and Paul has mostly finished his punch list items.  Armstrong Hearth & Home (from New Hampshire) came … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Carlisle, 2016

Thanksgiving here in Carlisle was fun and relaxed.   My parent’s and I enjoyed a wonderful turkey, succotash, potatoes and cranberry sauce dinner that my Mother prepared in splendid fashion – verrrry good! Today (Friday after) is a bit cold … Continue reading

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Occupancy Permit….? Achievement unlocked

Very quick update here – Paul and I spoke today and the Town has wrapped things up and as of today, I have my Occupancy Permit.  All permits in order – we are done! Paul – awwwwwesome work sir!

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Prepping for fall and house update

Fall is definitely coming.  While not every day, we are getting more and more frost in the morning.  But the lawn is still growing due to the recent round of rain, most notably the very, very mild brush we had … Continue reading

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Fall is not here yet – but you can see it from where I am standing

Fall in Carlisle is coming – no leaves are turning yet but you can feel it in the air.  The weather this weekend is fantastic and that crisp mid-60’s feeling that New England gets around Halloween.  One of the things … Continue reading

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Update July 24th – yesterday’s brief but intense storm left some impact

A very decrepit and quite unbelievably still alive butter nut tree along my parent’ driveway blew down yesterday evening.  I noticed it while cutting back the pernicious Bitter Sweet vines up near the street. Also – my dad and I … Continue reading

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