Solstice… It’s here again. But really, what the heck is it? Technically, the Earth has rotated to a 23.5 degree angle giving those of us in the Northern hemisphere a very short “day.” You can find more technical jargon here if you are into that sort of thing. We like to look at the bright side of… Continue reading Salt ice
In Ohio, spring is always eagerly awaited after the long, cold winters. When I arrived at work one day in mid-March, I noticed a sign gaily decorated with flowers and butterflies. It read: “Think Spring.” The first day of spring blew in with a snowstorm and freezing temperatures, however, and another flowery sign was posted.… Continue reading Think Summer
As we waited for a bus in the frosty weather, the woman next to me mentioned that she makes a lot of mistakes when texting in the cold. I nodded knowingly. “It’s the early signs of typothermia.”
In late 2014 the Wampanoag Indians asked their Chief if the winter was going to be cold and snowy. Not really knowing an answer, the chief takes a guess and tells the members of the village to collect wood to be prepared. Being a good leader, he then went to the library and checked the… Continue reading National Weather Service Forcast this winter: Snow, lots of it
I’m the part of a tree that is not in the sky or under the ground. I can move throughout the day and change shape. What am I? Answer: Its shadow.
Two drunks were walking upgrade between the railroad tracks. One of them said, “This is is longest stairway I have ever been on.” To this, the other replied, “It’s not the stairs that bother me, it’s the low banister.”
“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” Charles Dickens