Tag: weather

Hurricanes Teach When To Hold ‘em And When To Fold ‘em

UNITED STATES—Back in 2012, I wrote about Hurricane Sandy’s warning to us, beseeching us to get out of her way before she and her...

Mediterranean Climates Are Something Special

UNITED STATES—The climate here is pretty cool, at least in winter. Right now, it is pleasantly warm. It does not often get uncomfortably cold...

Summer Turns Up The Heat

UNITED STATES—Does the heat seem to have come on suddenly this year? There was all that rain through winter, then a quick but delightful...

Vacation More Often

UNITED STATES—Summer has arrived, and for many Americans the notion of taking a vacation has kicked into full gear. I always wondered why so...

Ready For Summer

UNITED STATES—In a few short days, summer will officially kick-off in my eyes because Memorial Day and the official start of grill season is...

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

UNITED STATES—Scheduling of gardening chores is as important now as it ever was. We plant warm season vegetables and annuals in time for spring...

Autumn Kicks Off

UNITED STATES—It’s here! Summer is over and I could not be more ecstatic. There are a multitude of reasons which I have alluded to...

Seasons Are Constantly In Flux

UNITED STATES—Gardening requires planning. There is always planning. The vegetables that are getting harvested now are developing mostly on plants that were put out...

Frost Is History For Now

UNITED STATES—There is no doubt that frost will return next autumn. It does that every year. Right now, we are more concerned that is...

“Geostorm” Lacks Believability

HOLLYWOOD—I am just like any other spectator, I love a great disaster flick, but in recent years we’ve seen quite a few. Rather it...
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