Archive for November 2017

Under the weather, and what does that mean?

Under the weather, and what does that  mean?
I’ve been under the weather, lately. You know what I mean, that feeling of malaise, sniffling, sneezing, coughing! I have a cold, but no doubt the gray sky and rain contributes to the gloomy mood–to be under the weather, weighed down by the cover of clouds. Under the weather–you know the feeling–sick, tired, exhausted. Who isn’t feeling under the... Read more »

A wintry mix of leaves and snow

A temperature change of just a few degrees can make all the difference in the type of winter precipitation you receive! #winterprep #iawx pic.twitter.com/5938z76ggP — NWS Quad Cities (@NWSQuadCities) November 9, 2017 Record cold, and many trees dropped their leaves overnight.  Now. amid the falling leaves, there are flakes of snow in the air.   Welcome to... Read more »

The Hunter's Moon and Orion the Hunter

The Hunter's Moon and Orion the Hunter
November’s full moon will be on the night of November 3-4.  The moon will  rise at 6:01 p.m. on Friday and set on Saturday at 7:42 a.m.  It should be magnificent! This full moon  goes by many names.  Native Americans called the full moon of November  the beaver moon, or the frost moon, or the... Read more »
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