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Monthly Archives: December 2020
Merry Christmas! At 8:00 it’s 19 degrees, and the forecast high is 26. There’s maybe a half inch snow on the ground, except where it drifted. It was a wet snow, and the ground was warm, but with the temperature … Continue reading
Sleeting pretty good out there with a driving north wind. Just started about 4:00. Could get nasty. It will freeze hard tonight. Get home soon, that’s my advice.
Right outside your window the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn is happening now. Jupiter is the big planet directly west and Saturm is the red planet up about 1;00 above Saturn. Hasn’t been this close since 1623. It’s also the … Continue reading
From the Georgia Conservancy: https://www.georgiaconservancy.org/okefenokee/mining?mc_cid=fe0a9cdbfe&mc_eid=868724ca64
I’ve been the secretary of an outfit called WaysSouth for about ten years. We’re the idiots who think it’s a poor idea to build a four-lane highway through the Cherokee National Forest to save two minutes over the existing road. … Continue reading
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/17/deb-haaland-joe-biden-interior-secretary
At some point last night, the drizzle turned to snow, and we’ve got a pretty good dusting. The deer are down in the parking lot gorging on what’s left of the acorns. (It was a pretty good year for mast … Continue reading
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/15/arctic-national-wildlife-refuge-oil-drilling-highest-bidder
The Geminids peak this weekend, with the period from midnight Sunday into early morning Monday supposed to be the best. If the sky clears. If it doesn’t, there will still be some activity for the next few days. There’s no … Continue reading