Have you ever heard of graupel?

Have you ever heard of graupel? It's a special kind of snow.

It’s hard to believe that after living through a total of 35 snowy winters, being a journalist and avid crossworder, that I had never heard or read the word “graupel” before yesterday. But yesterday I happened to see the word in a local weather blog. Always game to learn a new word, I looked it …

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Savoring a Sunny Day at Root Glen

Never waste a sunny day. Every Central New Yorker grows up knowing that maxim, because winter and rainy days are lurking around the next corner. When I lived in Florida and Arizona, I had a hard time getting anything done around the house, because every day was sunny. And it's kind of been like that …