Another Saturday, another winter storm. “Storm” is a bit of an overstatement, really. Especially compared to the snow others are getting right now. We’ve just got freezing rain, sleet, and ice. No wind, no snow. Definitely no thunder snow. It’s super gross outside. But at least the ice is pretty. I took my 15 year … Continue reading More winter. This time, ice.
I built a fire last night, like I did last Saturday night, in anticipation of an overnight winter storm. Two weekends in a row, we’ve woken on Sunday morning to a white world. This weekend is even thicker snow than last. It is fluffy and sticks to everything, and as I photographed this morning, it … Continue reading Sticky snow
I want to learn to read the clouds. I want to know the names of all of them and what weather they portend. Until I get a book, I’ll just share some photos and information I find online. I saw these clouds on Tuesday, ahead of two days of flooding rain. I believe they’re stratocumulus … Continue reading November clouds
We’ve put the sailboat away for the year. Since we can no longer get out on the water, we decided to find a new place to walk instead. We drove south for about an hour to get on a rail-trail along the river in New River State Park. The day was gorgeous and warm, with … Continue reading Sunday walk on the New River Trail
It was cold for sailing yesterday, with a high of 48 ℉, but the wind was perfect. It was a steady Force 3 (or maybe Force 4?) breeze, and we knew it would likely be our last chance to sail for the season. We waited until afternoon to catch the warmest part of the day … Continue reading First fire, final sail
Dealing with groceries is pretty far down my list of things I like to do. In fact, it’s probably my least favorite task every week. Today, though, it was kinda nice. A rainbow over autumn leaves isn’t a bad way to start the day. Continue reading Grocery pickup rainbow