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If We Were Having Coffee on the 13th of August, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll get you a nice large mug of very strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or other beverage. It is relatively cool this morning but will get up to warmer, though not really very hot (for here in mid-August), temperatures later in the day. I guess it was very hot for a few weeks, so everyone is relieved by the cool temps. I was away, but I’ll get to that later. And if I am not away now, then where am I? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

I got back into the country Monday evening. I had been gone about 10 days, leaving Friday July 31 pretty late. Actually really late – we had a late flight to begin with and it was delayed for 3 hours, so we might not have left the ground until August 1. And then the flight back was delayed 4 1/2 hours. So, yeah… And where was I? Here is a hint. I tell you later.

Going back to work after 10 days was, well, it was not fun, but the week is over (I had 7 1/2 days off).

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 23rd of July, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on over and I’ll get you a nice large mug of super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or some other beverage. Something cold? i don’t blame you. I just got back from a dog walk, and it is starting to get warm, even if the backyard still feels cool. So green! Oh, where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

Of course the first thing to talk about is weather. Always the case, isn’t it? It was hot all week and will be hot all weekend. It was over 90f/32c every day this last week, hitting 98f/37C one day. It will reach 98 again tomorrow. The big thing is that a few days were super humid, so “real feel” was closer to 105f/41c a few days and will be again on Sunday. OK, some of you are laughing at me for calling 7 days above 90f a “heat wave”, but it is here in New Hampshire. We do not have A/C. We have had more days above 90 so far this year than there were the first three years I lived in New Hampshire combined. On the good side, the nights have been cooler than they could have been, so I have been able to manipulate windows so the inside isn’t too bad (one night it was still over 90 at 10PM, so that night the windows stayed shut…).

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 16th of July, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll grab you a large mug of a very strong dark roast. a cuppa tea or some other beverage, perhaps soemthign cool. It is not too warm yet, but not cool either. It will get pretty warm and humid so will feel hot later. I ran at 6:30 this morning to beat the heat. Oh, where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo as being from Cape Cod.

I drove down here on Wednesday evening. I worked all week, so the two days I was here was working. I did get a kayak paddle in Thursday after work and went to the beach on Friday. Today I will need to mow, perhaps hit the beach, maybe kayak again and will try to walk in the woods. A little vacation in one day!

For the most part it was a typical week. There was a lot of walking, with and without dogs, weight exercise, a little running, massage, reading, etc. Nothing too exciting. The weather has been nice.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 9th of July, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll get you a large mug of super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or other beverage. It is a gorgeous day, about as perfect as you’d wish for. It is warm but not hot. A nice breeze. Perfect. Oh, where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

Thinking of photos, I did make it through all of those photos I was talking about last week. Here are posts where I put some of the photos:

Photos – Everything but the Osprey…
Photos – Osprey!
Photos – Lens Review

And a small sample.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 2nd of July, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll get you a nice, large mug of super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or other beverage. It is a bit wet out there, but, besides an earlier quick passing shower, the rain hasn’t arrived – watching the radar it is somehow going around just my village, to the north and south, but I can’t see how the major storm will miss… Oh, were are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top and realize I am back in New Hampshire (NH).

I drove back to NH on Tuesday evening, so I had a little more time on Cape Cod since we last chatted. I kayaked, played/walked/swam on the beach, walked in the woods, walked the dogs, ran, exercised, mowed, etc. I had to work on Monday and Tuesday (mowed Monday), but still nice to be there. One thing is that it was very much summer when I left, not just in the feel of the air, but there were many more people out and about.

Since I’ve been in NH I have run, exercised, walked, walked the dogs, had massage, played music (keyboards) and other stuff like that. I do need to mow here, but will wait until next week.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 25th of June, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on over and I will get you a nice large, super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or some other beverage. It is pretty warm, so maybe a cool beverage… It is gorgeous out there, sunny, and warm. There is a slight breeze, but not as windy as it has been. Inland it will be a scorching day, but nice here. Oh, where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as begin from Cape Cod (yes, for the second week in a row).

As you may have guessed, I spent the week down here. I only had three days off (I worked Thursday and Friday), but last weekend being super long was great! The dogs (and my wife ;) ) joined me and the cats Tuesday evening.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 11th of June, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome. Come on in and I’ll get you a large mug of very strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or some other beverage. It is still slightly cool out, but it looks like another beautiful day. We did have rain two days this week, and it really poured hard on Thursday, but it cleared on both of those afternoons. Over all, this week was as close to “seasonable” as we have had this year, seeming just like an early June week in New England. In fact, this is as close to “perfect weather” as we get outside of early October. And what part of New England are we in today? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

Work was tough. OK, that’s enough.

I was able to get out for plenty of dog walks this week, though not as many during working hours as usual – see last paragraph. I exercised a few times, ran at least three times since I last “saw” you, and did a few quicker walks without the dogs. I read a little, did some neighborhood socialization, and those types of things. A bit of work around the house rounded off my week. As I told many of you, I spent as much time outside last weekend as was possible, even if it was doing work, or reading.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 4th of June, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I will get you a nice large mug of super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or other beverage. It is a little cool and damp outside, but not bad. It will warm up today, bordering on hot, but the humidity will cut in the early afternoon. In other words, it will be a typical early June day. Oh, and a June day where? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

I had a very long weekend last weekend. I had a few hours off on Friday, Monday was a holiday and I took Tuesday off. I spent a big part of it down on Cape Cod. Saturday was wet, but I still was able to do a long walk in the woods. I also had a great kayak paddle on Sunday. I visited the beach and actually went swimming, though the water was warmer than the air at the time. Still, first time in the water this year. I did walks, both with and without dogs, and ran on Monday. I did some photography, but I am not sure how many good photos I got. Over all, it was nice.

I drove back Monday night (don’t ask about the drive, or rather “sit in traffic”). Tuesday I just relaxed, did a few small chores, walked, exercised and typical stuff. In other words, I tried to relax.

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 28th of May, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll get you a large mug of super strong dark roast, a cuppa tea or some other beverage. I think the rain is finished for the day, but it is still super wet out there and it is humid. Despite the wet, I will have to get out and about today. I know I will walk and puppy play outside as these are things I do even when there is a hurricane blowing through or the worst blizzard in a century. But it isn’t that bad today and I hope to do even more. Oh, where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from Cape Cod.

So this was a super busy work week. OK, far too much about work!!!

I think I told you last weekend that it goign to be hot. Yep, though not quite as bad as originally forecast. I mean, we only hit 95F/35 C, so not too bad 😏 There was also a breeze, so I spent most of the day on both Saturday and Sunday out doing things. I think it will hit 90 F/ 32 C in New Hampshire on Monday, so it will be three weeks in a row, in May, in New Hampshire, that there was 90 degree weather! Wow, and people complained about the cool spring!

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If We Were Having Coffee on the 14th of May, 2022 #weekendcoffeeshare

Hello and Welcome! Lets sit here at this table looking back into the woods. It is nice and shady here with a pleasant breeze. Ah. It is warm, isn’t it? OK, it is only about 80 F/27 C, but it is very humid. It will get around 90F/32C later in the day, as it did yesterday, and will most likely feel a bit steamy. I hope the breeze keeps up! Where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as being from New Hampshire.

It was a pretty warm week and it is ending hot (for spring in New Hampshire). I did a bit outside, including running a few times, including earlier this morning. I did my normal weight exercises and such. I walked the dogs a lot and did a few walks without them (they aren’t big on walking when it gets warm). I played with cats and such,as always.

I picked up a new lens for my camera and spent a little time playing with it. I hope to get out a lot over the weekend and do a lot more! Of course,the real test will be when I kayak with it on Cape Cod, but that will have to wait. Here is a Moon shot.

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