Last week during the cold spell we had two feet of snow in the yard. I went out with the dogs on Sunday morning and … Read more
Was the recent cold wave a function of the polar vortex or another atmospheric phenomenon?
Merry Christmas everyone!
This week’s picture shows how frost crystals form on low-lying garden plants.
Today’s quote is from the #NationalClimateAssessment, which is important reading for everyone.
I’ve hesitated to publish this post, as I don’t want readers to get the wrong idea. I don’t want you feel sorry for me, and … Read more
This summer I was worried about drought. About the ability of the greatly diminished Cowichan River to support the fall Chinook salmon run. These worries … Read more
Writers and other artists are often exhorted to cram their lives with a range of experiences to create fertile ground for generating creative ideas. These … Read more
I’ve just returned from another soggy dog walk. My rain pants and jacket are dripping on the floor, and the baseball cap I wear to … Read more
…I sure got a big surprise. There were odd clumps of white fluffy stuff everywhere – and no, it wasn’t snow. Was it fur or … Read more