Up until the Polar Vortex hit us we’d had a freakishly warm winter and no river ice, which is a two-fold bummer for me as the coming of river ice generally means wintering Bald Eagles are easier to see as they gather at places where there are openings in the river ice and because IContinue reading “Finally Got Some Ice On The River”
I don’t remember what the temperature was on the day I took this, but I remember it feeling much colder than it really was. It was also dark and overcast that day. I think this photo picks up that cold, dark, and overcast winters day vibe well.
In a normal year snow would have ended my days of bombing dirt roads on a road bike by now. But, it seems even the weather can’t be normal in 2020. The current forecast has a couple of 40 degree days in mid December in it. This is just strange.
33 degrees, rain, and wind. Plus, we still have snow from a few days back hanging around in the form of several inches of half melted slush. Today will be a stay inside and read a book day. I’m looking forward to winter showing up for real and our whisky-bright 10 degree mornings.
I know no one visits this bog for posts like this one. But, as pointed out previously, right now getting myself and my people though our current troubles is where my head is at. So, please humor me. I do think owning and using a weather radio is a good idea. Laying in bed lastContinue reading “Weather Radio”
We don’t have many days until the cold hits, so I was quite happy for it to be warm and sunny today and for me to have a spare half-hour or so where I could just sit and soak up some afternoon sun. It felt wonderful.
We had a bit of a storm tonight. I waited until the bulk of the storm had passed over me and then went out and shot this video.