I know that the most famous animal today is a groundhog, but I prefer to offer a photo of an owl, shivering in this crazy, icy cold weather. I feel the same way buddy. Brrr.
Tag Archives: Weather
Yeah. That polar vortex that descended upon the midwest this past week… well, I was not a fan. I wasn’t a fan when it delayed my journey back to Missouri, from Ohio, by a day. I really wasn’t a fan … Continue reading
Thursday, I went to my mailbox and took a deep, springtime breath of fresh air. It smelled so good and I wondered what it was? Pear tree? Flowers? Two hours later my throat felt like it was made of broken … Continue reading
It’s April 1st and four peony plants are already coming up through the ground. I can’t remember a time when they were so tall so early– even for early season peonies. I’m grateful this Monday for the spring sounds of … Continue reading
And this is how we shall begin Spring Break.
When, when, when will we acknowledge that Mother Earth is hurting? Never, in January, in the Midwest, should it be 70 degrees on a Monday and 27 on a Thursday. That’s exactly what my ‘weather widget’ is telling me to … Continue reading
I know it’s not a photograph, but Hurricane Sandy is the image/natural phenomena everyone is talking about this weekend. And speculation about her damage and wreckage is even bleeding into the Presidential election. Will Sandy wreak such havoc that people … Continue reading
Of all the things I’ve done in my life, I don’t think I’m all that excited about having lived through the hottest year ever. That was 2011. After 110 and 108 degree high temperatures three and four days ago, … Continue reading
This past Friday, a derecho hit the midwest. Three million people were without power as of Saturday morning in addition to being in the middle of oppressive heat. Three years ago, the day after graduating with my Ph.D., a super … Continue reading
Yes, yes, yes. We all know that the weather this spring was above normal in all regards– rainfall, heat, you name it practically. I realized just how out of wack it all was when I went to my mailbox today … Continue reading