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Today will be mostly cloudy with Snow showers likely, mainly in the morning. Total snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible, with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the evening. Cold with lows around 18. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening. Chance of snow 40 percent. Bundle up folks!

Happy April to all our readers! And, that’s no joke… April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the fifth in the early Julian, the first of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the second of five months to have a length of less than 31 days. Its name is derived from the Latin word aperit, which means to open. It is considered that April is the month of the growing season and when trees and flowers begin to “open”.

Here’s a nice photo submitted by regular reader and contributor Chip Mathieson.  Great photo before the snows come and we appreciate your sharing Chip.  Thanks!

chip mathieson 3-30-21

Reflection in Orange

Speaking  of growing and opening, Sarah and I are both opening up to new challenges.  I have sold my share of Deep Creek Times to Sarah and she will take over full operations, including Daily Notes, going forward. I know she will do a great job and has some great plans for the future. We will still be partners in GeoComm Media Group (marketing and strategy consulting) and I will be guest blogging here on the Notes from time-to-time.  I must say, writing Daily Notes for almost four years has been fun and rewarding and I hope you have enjoyed reading my musings and news items.  Thanks for “tuning in” and I wish you all the very best…

Put-and-take trout anglers had their day last Saturday — no matter what your pursuits are, there is nothing like opening day. Here’s a link to the latest State of Maryland Fishing Report, which is produced by Maryland DNR.

Here’s a good deal for you for today only: The Lodges at Sunset Village in McHenry is holding their biggest sale of the year offering 25% off any new reservation in 2021. Today only, rates will appear online starting at 12:01AM, 1/01/21 and will close 24 Hours later at 12:01AM, 1/02/2021. Any date, any stay! Don’t miss the sale of the YEAR! You can call them at 301.387.2227 or go to their website to check availability.

Don’t forget that this afternoon is the cutoff to order your complete Easter Dinner tray for take-out at Alpine Lake Resort.  Chef Debbie has assembled quite a “package” of goodies for 6-8 people and a la carte.  Here’s the scoop.

If you have questions about COVID-19 or the the vaccines available for COVID-19, consider attending this free, online webinar this evening from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.  It is sponsored by the Ruth Enlow Library and includes some insight from some very good health authorities.

If you, or someone you know, is looking for a job in food services, Brenda’s Pizzeria, Ace’s Run, Trader’s Coffee and Firewater are holding a job fair for a variety of positions this Saturday, from 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon. I know that Brenda and team are a cohesive group that treat one another very well and have quite a good retention rate among employees.  But visit the job fair and engage and inquire for yourself if interested. Good luck.

Have a great one dear readers…