Today is overcast and cold, one of those rare days the thermometer will likely not rise above freezing. There is snow on the ground and trees following the weekend storm that brought most human movement here to a temporary halt.
A bright, cold morning. Most of the snow and ice have melted away and we shall have rain and warmth tomorrow. Today is the second Sunday of Advent and we are reminded that even in very difficult times there is … Continue reading
Today is Easter, and tonight the third night of Passover. Today the sky is overcast. The weather is just warm enough for the cat to prefer outside to inside this morning, even though he has yet to have breakfast. The breeze is chill and the day feels raw. Continue reading
The festival of New Year awakens us to the changing seasons. The days are longer; the sun rises higher in the southern sky, inching its way north. In an ordinary year, the cold would strengthen, then give way to thaw, before settling back in for the duration of the winter. This year, cold spells have been brief, and thaw has dominated. Continue reading