Category Archives: license plates

April License Plate Report

I spotted NO new license plates in April. This may be a first for any month in the first half of the year. It is not one I want to repeat. So — This afternoon, on my way home from the … Continue reading

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March License Plate Report

With all this A to Z Challenge excitement, the March License Plate Report is late late late, but here it is at last. A short list but a good ‘un. Georgia isn’t a big deal, but the East Coast is … Continue reading

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February License Plate Report

February’s short, but it wasn’t a bad month: Indiana, South Carolina, Arizona, and Virginia are now on the map. (IIRC I first spotted Virginia before South Carolina, but I didn’t write it down.) My neighbor from up the road, Tom … Continue reading

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January 2018 License Plate Report

In the license plate game the turn of the year brings a shot of adrenaline. The waning months of the old year are, in a word, boring. Dispiriting even. Island traffic is way down from its summer peak, though not … Continue reading

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2017 Year-End License Plate Report

As you’ve probably guessed, 2017 closed with the map looking exactly as it did at the end of September. It wasn’t a bad year at all. I spotted plates from 45 different states. AWOL at the end were Alaska, Montana, … Continue reading

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November License Plate Report

As you can probably guess from the lateness of this report, there were no new sightings in November. Boo-hoo. However, yesterday on the boat coming home from an eye appointment in Sandwich, Malvina Forester (my trusty 2008 Subaru) happened to … Continue reading

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October License Plate Report

You’ve probably guessed from the sheer lateness of this report that there were no new sightings in October. Sniff. Pretty cool election news from Virginia, New Jersey, and Framingham, though. 🙂

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September License Plate Report

At first glance it looks pretty much the same as the end-of-August map, right? Now take another look to the left of California. Hawaii! Toward the end of the month, I took a swing through the parking lot at Martha’s … Continue reading

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August License Plate Report

When July ends, I damp my expectations way, way down. Pickin’s are always slim in the last five months of the year, and in a few years they’ve been nonexistent. So spotting Nebraska! and Kansas! in the first week of … Continue reading

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July License Plate Report

After June’s record-breaking tally of nine, July’s yield of precisely one — Wyoming — was a bit of a letdown. Pickings are always slim in the second half of the year, and it’s not because there’s a shortage of cars. Traffic … Continue reading

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