1345/21st August 2021 No extra excuses are needed for me to pay close attention to the sky which, I think you know, I do anyway. We were told to expect a hurricane on Sunday-Monday. Then it was downgraded to a tropical storm. Then it skirted past us and made a few nearby towns very wet … Continue reading Just an irk…
1514/30th June 2021 It wasn't what I would call a violent storm yesterday, but it was definitely moist. Very refreshing! I love a good rain storm. You know that saying about the lunatics taking over the asylum? We often used to say that in the office, back when I was a working woman, a hundred … Continue reading Who’s in charge?
1653/15th June 2021 1720... . . . When the sky looks like this, I begin to get excited. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves. 1730 ...and at 1732....down came the rain... ...in torrents.. Captivated by the downpour, unbelievably, I didn't notice the very wet deer down below! But then..... As so often happens, the … Continue reading Nature paints
1020/10th February 2021 There's a saying here, in Seattle too and no doubt any number of places around the world: "If you don't like the weather, wait a minute." The weather here changes so suddenly, it's hard to keep up. Although, lately it's not made a difference to the way the countryside looks. We've been … Continue reading Wait a minute…
A break in the clouds. I hope it means clear skies ahead....for everyone Ever since I came back east, I've been "shooting" the sky. Except on a plain grey day, such as we have now, there is always something different to view. Some new form of art. Things that fly have always caught my attention, … Continue reading A healthy addiction
Light is always playing tricks on me. We get some amazing sunrises here, but for sunsets the house is not properly situated. I suggested to Grant that we should jump in the car at these times, and go up the road a bit, but he always says there's nowhere to pull over. One of these … Continue reading Nature’s gifts
"That was a tornado warning!" "What was?" "That beep on my phone." How was I to know that, when he was downstairs and I was up? I was watching out the window at torrential rain. Grant came up and joined me and said "wow!" The cats were all shoe-horned into my cupboard. Not best pleased … Continue reading Tornado warning!