New Years Eve Reflections

A lovely midwinter day, blue sky broken by high clouds. Cold, with the temperature hovering around -1 F and the wind chill far below zero. The deep snow cover enhances radiational cooling while protecting plants and underground infrastructure. Still, new pot holes appear in road surfaces daily. It is New Years Eve. Now ten days … Continue reading New Years Eve Reflections

Spring, Song, Gratitude

Spring has arrived and the world is green again. The sun has moved brightly to the north, and days and nights are warmer, some almost balmy.  The garden seeds are sprouting and many of the perennials are flourishing, some in bloom. There are finally fresh greens and flowers at the farmers' market. Sadly, our favorite … Continue reading Spring, Song, Gratitude