Well, the weather turned warm again, with a bit of rain; now the temperature is dropping slowly and there are hints of blue through the overcast. There are rumors of a snowstorm next week and more before Christmas. We shall … Continue reading
A dramatic day of snow showers and sun, falling temperatures and gusty breezes. As November ends, we are reminded that winter nears. We also note that even in this La Nina year temperatures are much above the long-term norms. Still, … Continue reading
Each year, here in New England, Fall creeps down the mountains to the lakes and the ocean. A couple of weeks ago the weather was cool and damp, and our autumn color change was progressing rapidly. Then summer-like warmth and dryness returned and the change stopped abruptly, replaced by browning leaves and sudden leaf drop.
Something similar happened last year when, after a soggy first half of summer, drought set in. By mid-September we were pretty certain there would be no autumn color. Then, at the last moment, cool, rainy weather arrived saving the season. We’re hoping for another miraculous turnaround this year. Continue reading
It’s been a lovely, fall-like day, with the kind of broken cloud cover that makes for fine sunsets. I had planned to be out and about now with my camera, but about an hour ago thick clouds began building in … Continue reading