Breath

A bright, breezy midsummer's day, the humidity slowly ascending, bringing the possibility of increasingly illusive rain tomorrow. The breeze whips the foliage, casting cinematic shadows through the shallow swale that runs behind our home. I've the window by my desk open and that same breeze breathes air into the room, warmth on the exhale and … Continue reading Breath

Retirement Approaches

A cloudy, unusually warm, dramatic day. Occasionally the sun breaks through but that will become less likely as the day progresses. Tonight we will set yet another record for high overnight temperatures. Actually, it appears we will be in totally uncharted territory temperature wise. Tomorrow a cold front is due to pass through with high … Continue reading Retirement Approaches

Covid Sunday Blues Redux

This morning dawned gray and wet, heavy rain falling at a slant and slashing at north facing windows in the stiff breeze. It's warm though, about 52F, and the snow from last weekend's blizzard has mostly melted. Later the rain is forecast to change to freezing rain and then sleet as the temperature drops rapidly … Continue reading Covid Sunday Blues Redux