Category Archives: The Weather

missionaries in Vermont

Summer in Vermont means lots of things – among them are the groups of teenagers (late high school/early college) that show up on summer “mission trips” in hopes of bringing faith to godless Vermonters (we have the distinction of being … Continue reading

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Football weather, Swedish-style

It is a rainy, cool and gray day here in Växjö and the weekend is promising to be about the same. It is the kind of day that makes you want to wear wool socks and a sweater or comfy … Continue reading

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Hot, Not Hot

The weather in Montpelier has been hot and dry but humid. I know much of the Eastern United States is wrestling with severe heat that makes our mid to high 80s look tame, but all the same, it feels steamy … Continue reading

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Almost home

This morning I planted vegetable starts in the two garden beds I built over the last couple of years. When we first arrived back in Vermont the gardens were completely overgrown with weeds. It looked as if they had spent … Continue reading

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Sommarlov, Vermont edition

Our trip to Montpelier went smoothly. When we exited the airport early Wednesday evening, it was quite warm (about 27 degrees C/low 80s F) and sunny. Everything smelled warm, green and growing. When we got home, we found that 2 … Continue reading

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Endless Spring

Folks told us that May was the nicest month in Växjö but it ended up as a fairly cold and rainy month. June seems to be about the same, a little less cold (daytime temperatures in the 50s and 60s) … Continue reading

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Crazy Wonderful

Moving on to the weekend portion of a crazy week. I had a great week at work: two very productive days of field work in Malmö; Jeff Alexander, with whom I worked last year, and Rick Fantasia were both on campus … Continue reading

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