Hello. It’s me!!


We’re about as far from summer as you can get, my friends. We’re not playing tennis with Wendy on a glorious, sunny, 74 degree afternoon. Nope. Not at all.

We wait for ferry traffic amid drizzle and grey skies.


But then, with rainfall a full 58% above average since October 1, something new, something interesting, something hard to pronounce happened.


It is tempting to think about sitting in an Adirondack chair as frozen pellets hit you in the head, no doubt about it. But this isn’t snow. It isn’t hail. It is ….


Click here, you’ll learn all about this magical particulate.

To be honest, I found the uniform “whiteness” of the pellets somewhat boring, so I added a bit of color to the ensemble – my own version of a summertime snow cone.


And then, it was time to demonstrate raw athleticism (visit the site if you cannot see the video via email).

The endless tedium of grey and drizzle and intermittent heavy showers was disrupted by graupel from the heavens. I, for one, am thankful to the Creator of frozen delights!

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