Let’s keep that soul theme going a bit longer. Here’s The Temptations performing I Wish it Would Rain. I was out playing Go last night with my friend Vox (who played extremely well and beat me 5 games to 2) and while it was muggy… Read More
We had some rain showers on Canada Day after what radio reports suggest was the driest June in a quarter century. From a forager’s perspective this is bad news. Most years, I find chanterelles up in the enchanted mushroom forest at the beginning of July.… Read More
We have enjoyed lovely weather around these parts for some time and while that is pleasant enough, it’s time for a couple days of rain. Normally at this time, I’d be thinking about which forests to visit in search of the first chanterelles of the… Read More
Yesterday we put up a garden gate. We started staining it yesterday, immediately causing just enough rain to get us to stop. Today I began staining it again, causing a light drizzle, which stopped as soon as I put the stain away. I waited a… Read More
When I got home from work today it was sunny and warm, so I fed the critters and went outside to play my banjo on the front porch. I was out there about a half hour when suddenly the sky went dark and a big… Read More
Some people in Ontario awoke to snow on the ground today – and it’s just October 17. Yikes. Let’s listen to Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys from 1945, singing about that day when Nellie lost her way…
At suppertime yesterday, the guys demolishing the house over at #2 took out some power lines with a pop, knocking out power for at least the lower portion of 27th Street. The Hydro folks came out for a look very quickly, followed by a repair… Read More
Snowy weekend on the way for Long Branch! Memphis checks in for some snow-cone fun!
I didn’t even need gloves out walking the Newfs this morning, a big change from last week’s cold. The ice has mostly melted out at the yacht club. I shot this brief video… I didn’t see the snowy owls (again) but I talked to some… Read More
Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight.Red sky at morning, shepherd take warning What about pink sky? This morning the dawn sky had a peculiar pink tinge about it. Of course Tuffy P thought to take photos.