Ice Covered Tree After a cold dreary yesterday with freezing rain overnight, a bright sunny morning provided a visual treat. Thought for the Day: Some old -fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.Laura Ingalls Wilder
One week left in April and we finally got a rain. Only .17 inches, but it's sure better than snow. Things are finally starting to pop up and show signs of life. Thought for the Day: April Showers bring May Flowers ... hopefully.
Taxi? ... Bus? ... Car? ... Rik Shaw? ... Anyone? There won't be anything by here for quite a while. This is Beatrix Potter's house outside the very tiny village of Near Sawrey in England's Lake District. Its sister city, Far Sawrey, is even smaller. Not much in the way of public transportation up here. … Continue reading Taxi?
One extreme to the next. Either there is too much water, like the Colorado rains of Biblical proportions, or never enough water, like in Death Valley, California. It's been raining along the eastern slope of the Rockies, from Boulder to Colorado Springs, for the last 7-10 days. Heavy rains, like gully washers on steroids. Half … Continue reading Too Much Water