Category: Weather, Tides & Geography

Here Comes Our Rain!

By , August 21, 2017

Sunday morning, we received a Special Weather Statement:

“…PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY…

A weather front with moisture from former Typhoon Banyan will lift over the northern portions of Southeast Alaska starting Sunday night. Rain amounts with this system will range from one half of
an inch to one inch on Sunday night. There will be a lull in the rain amounts Monday morning before another period of heavy rain will affect the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday
afternoon. Additional rain amounts will range from 1 to 2 inches with the highest amounts along the coast mountains.”

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Seeking Balance

By , August 9, 2017

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the so-called “Goldilocks Zone.”

This term applies primarily to the just-right (not too hot, not too cold) conditions for life to exist on this or any other planet. Wider usage describes seeking balance in conditions, or situation, or even attitude.

Two Sun Ovens, cooking while the sun shines (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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