Posts Tagged: drought

It’s coming from…inside the house!

A typical call between my Dad and I often starts off like this: “Good Afternoon! Getting much rain today?” “Hi Dad! Tons! How about you?” “Not a drop.” Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but don’t let that fool you, we get plenty of rain. Well, historically we do, though we have been in a… Read more »

Red skies at night

Apologies to all you Fixx and 80’s music fans, but this is about the original “red skies at night”, as in the old sailor’s adage: Red skies at night, Sailor’s delight Red skies at morning, Sailors take warning On the first day of my recent return to pre-dawn walks, I was blessed with just such… Read more »

Cleaning up my act

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuPShtmJKbI   After a family outing last week, my car was severely disfigured by some large and unsolicited donations by avian creatures.  Combined with a general layering of dirt so common in South Florida’s breezy and sandy (and road construction) air, my car was in dire need of a wash. Now, it’s not like I… Read more »

A little bit of mish, a little bit of mash

Before starting this scintillating public blog, I used to blog more “privately” (it was still accessible by anyone who cared to look, I just never “advertised” it).  Occasionally, I would hit a day when I didn’t have anything that would take up an entire post, so I would blather a “potpourri” blog that day.  I… Read more »