Category Archives: Seasons

Letter from the Editor – Hello September!

Hello Blue Mountain Friends, Poet Helen Hunt Jackson wrote charming poems about all the seasons, but “September” is a special favorite.  Here is an excerpt: By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And … Continue reading

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Summer Memories

With the recent arrival of summer, everyone is definitely in the summer mood and anticipating these much-awaited lazy, hazy days. There are so many good memories that come to mind when summertime starts. We have flashbacks of riding in the … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Garden Month!

“April showers bring May flowers…,” and oh, aren’t we all so glad that spring is finally here and the buds and blooms are finally waking up from their wintry naps!  So, how appropriate that April is also National Garden Month, … Continue reading

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What to Write in Halloween Party Invitations

As Halloween creeps closer, you may be “toiling” over gathering up some of your favorite ghouls and goblins for a Halloween party and sharing in a spooky night of fun, and what better occasion than Halloween to get wonderfully creative … Continue reading

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Celebrating October Birthdays!

October is a magical month made up of vibrant colors and comfortable temperatures.       It’s quite the celebratory month too, as we observe Columbus Day, Canada’s Thanksgiving, and Halloween in the upcoming weeks. But today we celebrate all … Continue reading

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First day of fall, 2013!

The first day of Fall is this Sunday, September 22 and this season has certainly garnered a reputation for being one of the most favored of the four. The air becomes cool and crisp as Mother Nature dons her most … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Checklists

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over, but as August presses on, it’s time to start thinking about sending our kids or grandkids back to school. Back to School shopping can be fun for kids and getting them involved … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL HAMMOCK DAY! (7.22)

It’s a Swing Thing: Celebrate National Hammock Day! Nothing spells summer like stretching out in a nice, comfy hammock. July 22 is National Hammock Day–part of National Hammock Month–so be sure to celebrate all the relaxation your swinging sanctuary brings … Continue reading

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JUNE 21: THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

It’s The First Day of Summer! Longest Day of the Year Break out the lemonade because summer is here!  The summer solstice marks the moment when the sun is directly overhead at its most northern point. When it reaches “high-noon,” … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY!

Summer Is Almost Here! Even though the official start of summer is still a few days away, don’t be surprised if you’re already craving a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea–after all, it’s National Iced Tea Day! If any beverage … Continue reading

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