Archive for April 2015

real weather reality--bring a jacket, wear a helmet

From earlier Sunday RT @john_kucko: From 1 of our #Nexstar Broadcasting stations in Abilene, TX. BASEBALL-sized hail pic.twitter.com/3csQHoAgsx — The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) April 27, 2015   April sure can fool you. It is the  opening days of Spring,  days  of sun and days of rain. April is the auspicious start of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.... Read more »

Forsythia in Bloom

Forsythia in Bloom
Spring comes in colors.  One day, purple crocuses appear amid the brown and gray. There are blue hyacinths and yellow daffodils. There are multi-colored tulips in planters and florist shops, and Easter Lilies everywhere. The canopy of trees is barely a  mist of green, but the shrubs are starting to bloom.  Among the  first of... Read more »

Blood Moon 3--the shortest eclipse

Blood Moon 3--the shortest eclipse
Don’t blink! The  third of four blood moons  will occur  on April 4.   You can read about the two previous ones  here and here . The eclipse of a full moon is sometimes called a blood moon, due to the reddish color  caused by the shadow of the Earth falling across the moon, and sunlight  scattering... Read more »
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