Category Archives: weather

Sunday, March 5

Rainy Sunday Morning Coffee Muses

Rainy Sunday Morning Coffee Muses.

Yesterday I was out of sync all day. When your morning routine falls apart so massively you just don’t feel right for the rest of the day. When I sat down to take my photo and post it here, I had no idea it would take most of the day. This morning it’s the Kindle that’s acting up. But a hard reset seems to have been the answer this time. But, enough about the problems of blogging.

Today’s weather is cool and wet. Light, misty rain fell off and on yesterday. Today’s rain is light, but not so misty. The radar shows the heavier rains to our north and moving away to the northeast. Which is kind of strange as the surface winds are from the east-southeast. Right now it’s slacked off to almost nothing.

The wisteria is showing more hints of green and purple… it’s soon to be a dangle sculpture in the middle of the yard. All over town the azaleas are in full show.

Time to take my wife out to breakfast… And more coffee.

Thursday, January 26

Just Another Overcast Winter Morning Coffee Muses, But Cool

Just Another Overcast Winter Morning Coffee Muses, But Cool.

North winds have brought a semblance of winter to my back porch. It’s cool for a change… a welcome change. The sun’s warmth is hiding above steel gray skies. Even the sound of the wind in the pines is cooler. The warmth of the coffee runs away from the mug, faster than I can drink it.

The neighborhood crows finally discovered the stale bread offering I left for them. They’re usually more observant in coming for dinner. The birds today are mostly quiet. Coming and going without much sound.

Far in the distance the rumble of steel on steel of train wheels fights with the sounds of the quickening winds. I think the winds are winning.

And my mug is both empty and cold…

Tuesday, January 24

Tuesday, January 24 Coffee Muses

An almost perfect Tuesday morning Coffee Muses, just warm.

Today is almost a repeat of yesterday morning, just warmer. I need to move one of my temperature sensors. The one in the backyard hangs in the kumquat tree. Until recently, it was shaded… big freeze… not so much shade. About the only shade left is the cedars. I guess they win by default.

Today’s sky has a few wisps of white floating about. Must mean a change is on the way… Yes, one more of these crazy warm days. A little rain in the forecast for tomorrow afternoon then north winds for a while. The prognosticators are calling for sunny days with highs in the 60’s right into next week.

It’s time to go check on Rocky the robot vacuum, he tends to get himself into tight spots more as he gets older and needs help getting out…

Sunday, January 22

A Bright and Sunny Winter's Sunday  Coffee Muses

A Bright and Sunny Winter’s Sunday Coffee Muses.

After thunder and lightning with a bit of rain overnight, this morning is what I think a perfect winter’s day should be. It’s cool enough that with the breeze, a balance is reached with the sun streaming down and the warmth is just right. But… only with the breeze.

If you look at the full sized version of the image above, on the far right you will see my kumquat tree. The freeze a couple of weekends ago took away most of the leaves and left the giant fruit. All I have to say is, they ain’t my grandpa’s kumquats… I remember well those little bite sized orange fruits. These naval orange sized things are bitter/sour in the extreme. Some of my family like  ’em some can’t stand ’em. But the smell is exactly like I remember.

I was much heartened by the show of resistance yesterday. While I know in my heart nothing we do will change our new President’s will, I can only hope that the will of the people will cause the Republican office holders to pause and think about their future before they run willie-nillie towards the cliff Donald Trump is leading them towards. Their fight to turn back the clock 100 years or so will not bring the results they long for. I am extremely proud of my family and friends who participated in the Women’s Matches held around the world… I am proud to say “I stand with them”. And to all the bullies of the world I say, “I have their backs, each and every one, no matter where, no matter when!” We The People will not tolerate hate.

Have a peaceful and blessed day of disrespect towards our new government.