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Monthly Archives: September 2021
After about a week of rain, we’re having some beautiful fall weather. It was 48 on the deck this morning, and it’s 56 at 1:00 PM. There’s a fairly brisk breeze blowing, resulting in a beautiful, crisp fall day. We’d … Continue reading
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/22/birds-flocked-urban-areas-pandemic-study
We’ve clearly turned the corner into fall. You can almost hear the cosmic gears turning as the leaves start to fall and the squirrels start to feed on the hickory nuts. I can report that the young squirrels, at least, … Continue reading
Our best event, the Blues & Barbecue Festival is scheduled for this weekend. The forecast doesn’t look great, but we’ve had a lot more rain forecast than has actually fallen lately, so it may turn out to be OK weather-wise. … Continue reading
Beautiful early fall day on the porch. We started at 65 degrees this morning, and it’s now 69 on the porch with a fairly strong breeze. Wonderful. Monday is the Labor Day Barbecue, but strictly drive through. See the previous … Continue reading
We got 2-1/2 inches in leftover rain from Ida. As I said in my last post, the brunt of the storm rolled north of us, so we didn’t get the high winds in Morganton. The morning temperatures have dropped about … Continue reading