Archive for May 2021

Full Blood Flower Moon, Auroras--and Brood X!

Full Blood Flower Moon, Auroras--and Brood X!
Coming this week—the full flower moon, on May 26. This full moon will also be a total lunar eclipse, called a blood moon. You can read more about blood moons here. This total eclipse won’t be visible in the midwest, unfortunately. But if you are up very early on May 26, you could see a... Read more »

New Climate Normals

New Climate Normals
Recently, NOAA released its new 30-year normals for our changing climate, spanning the years 1991-2020. For the past decade, the normals have been based on weather observations from 1981 to 2010. What do these “new normals” show? A warmer and wetter climate, evidence of global warming. As many climatologists and environmentalists have been saying, a... Read more »

Days of Grass

Days of Grass
It was Saturday, the First of May. Sun and blue sky and green leaves. May 1 is a day sacred in ancient times, the day half way between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. It is a day of celebration. And it seemed many people had the same idea. It was grass-cutting day! Wake... Read more »
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