Category Archives: Meteorology

Thoughts of plummeting temps, plants, reading, and my mom

It is supposed to get warm today, right now it is in the 60s. It rained all night. I have my plants all ready to move into the garage; I had put them on the rolling cart the other day. … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and tornadoes

Having lived in the northern suburbs of Chicago since 1981 after having spent my first years in Illinois (since 1975) in the western suburbs, I have been somewhat deluded about the effects of Nature Mama (Mother Nature) as called by … Continue reading

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Warm up in December

Sometimes you wake up to find a surprise or two awaiting you. I somehow managed to stay in bed until 8:00 AM, absolutely unheard of for me in recent years. It seemed to take me forever to get moving. I … Continue reading

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Rainstorm, Thunder, Lightning, and Racism

It is late afternoon on Saturday and I saw a flash. I thought that perhaps it might be a policeman but the thunder that came a few seconds later made me aware that it was a storm. The snow is … Continue reading

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Storms are threatening

Everyone seems to be talking about Stormy Daniels. Our national political scene is in shambles and frankly our weather situation is as well. The meteorological scene has been insane and the number of hurricanes frightening. This August, instead of having … Continue reading

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