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A late winters storm


It is the middle of march but outside there is a cold winters storm raging. Or should I say a blizzard? For many years I have lived in the belief that march is the first spring month but now I am beginning to have doubts...


I'm spending the weekend in my country home and I can enjoy the comfort of sitting by the kitchen table writing down some notes in my traveler's notebook.


The wood burning slowly in my kitchen stove are keeping me warm and keeping me company while the storm is getting calmer and the evening is getting dark and quiet.

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