A showery sort of day, much like yesterday, cool for June. The forecast for next week is for much above average temperatures and there is a good chance that by next weekend we will add to our rapidly growing list of record high temperatures. For now, the world is cast in a multitude of greens, lush and luscious.
I’ve been thinking about how my father’s family knew a lot about resistance, and about treating others with respect. I remember my aunts and uncles as generous, almost to a fault, and remarkably kind, even as they struggled with racism and the threat of violence. I don’t know how they did it although I guess their “Christian values” helped, as did their penchant for taking the “long view”. Continue reading →
A lovely late spring day, bright and cheerful. We’ve come to that time in spring when we need moisture. The trees and other plants have leafed out, dramatically increasing the transport of moisture from the soil. It has also been … Continue reading →
This afternoon began sunny but turned cloudy and raw. Tomorrow is forecast to reach 80F for the first time in many months. Perhaps a walk will be in order during a break at the office. The world is awakening. The … Continue reading →
The day dawned cold with a mix of sun and cloud. Now the late morning light is dimmed by a thickening overcast. Friday’s snow has melted as has most of the ice on the lakes and rivers, and we seem … Continue reading →