Category: Weather, Tides & Geography

Goodbye Blue Sky

By , May 20, 2018

Oddly, Pink Floyd has provided the soundtrack of my life recently. Today, the song, Goodbye Blue Sky* runs through my head. Our fair weather has turned to rain.

We’ve had gloriously sunny, warm weather for a while, as we feel we deserve in May (see Confessions of a Squeaky Wheel). It lasted long enough for me to buck up a big fallen birch, and to help a dear friend honor her recently passed dog companion.

She held a street fair to remember her dog, Suki, with treats for humans and dogs. We sat in the sun and visited, remembering Suki, and spoiling the dogs that attended. Suki was a guest on the homestead in the past (see Puppy Camp). We’re going to miss her a lot.

cirrus clouds

On Friday, I turned my camera skyward to capture the cirrus clouds above the homestead (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Confessions of a Squeaky Wheel

By , May 10, 2018

I try not to complain in public. I really do. Unfortunately, I’m beginning to see benefits when I do!

In my last post, Trying to Gain Headway, I tried to strike a positive note while I described how unseasonable weather discouraged our homestead operations. That very afternoon, as the forecast predicted, everything changed.

May weather on Lynn Canal

This is more like what we hope for at this time of year! (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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