We know a lovely couple who moved from England to our little corner of Western Massachusetts, so they were pretty familiar with chilly winters, slippery roads, and the unrelenting grey of late winter and early spring. They also knew that there are tons of outdoorsy things to do in these parts, plus lots of arts and culture to sample. What turned out to be an unwelcome surprise? “Nobody told us about mud season,” they opine. “Especially how long it lasts.” Or what havoc it wreaks on home décor, particularly the mudroom or entryway floor.
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