From where I sit as I write this, I can look outside through a window, and see, even in the dim light of this early hour, that it is very snowy, and very cold, outside. It is easy to forget, in these conditions, that last
It was so cold this morning that my thumb froze, instantly stuck onto the plastic handle of my snow shovel. I know, I should have worn gloves. How cold is it where you are?
It’s that time of year again when temperatures around one half of the globe begin to climb downward. You and I call it the seasons of autumn and winter, but every year some cockamamie conservative political cartoonist decides to call this seasonal change a refutation
It’s one of my favorite moments of fall, when it gets cool enough that insects remain right where they are no matter how close I approach. This dragonfly is stilled by its temperature-sensitive metabolism, but not yet frozen.
A video podcast report from Jim, on Pennsylvania Avenue for Inauguration Day.
On Sunday, December 21 in Columbus Ohio, it was a mere 9 degrees out and the wind was blowing at enough of a clip to shove the wind chill below zero. And yet five hardy souls stood at the corner of 15th Avenue and High