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  •  My magnolia bloomed a couple of weeks ago, and (1+ / 0-)
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    Oh Mary Oh

    for PA that's really early. The forsythias have come and gone as well, about a month early.

    While we were all enjoying the warmer winter, I kept telling my husband it had consequences, and now we're seeing them. I heard about the Maple syrup problem a few weeks ago, and now the fruit trees in Michigan.

    And it's not just one warm winter. The climate in my neck of the woods has gotten pretty radical the last few years. Two years ago we had two blizzards with 30 inches of snow each just five days apart, something that's never happened here in my lifetime.

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