Thursday, January 31, 2019

Weather

It seems that I've written about the weather a great deal lately. I think it's in my DNA. When I was a kid we spent a lot of time on our front porch and it seemed to me like we spent a lot of time talking about the weather.

Every time a neighbor walked by in front of our house, the first topic on our tongues was the weather. Summer: "Did you see that heat lightning last night? It was a sight."
Autumn: "You figure there will be frost by Halloween?"
"Better cover the collards."
Winter: "When is that last chance of frost?"
"The Almanac says April 3."
"It should be safe to plant maters after that."
Spring: "The signs will be in the knees soon. We can start planting squash."
And so on.

So, I find that I do that a lot.




10 comments:

  1. I don't know about the weather but this photo is spectacular.
    Is that a LGBT sky? lol... This is the first time I see such a sky.
    Hugs, Julia

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  2. Yep, the weather is definitely a big topic, specially if it ain't what we want! LOL
    But that shot is captivating!

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  3. That is one GLORIOUS sky. Simply sublime.

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  4. It seems 'weather' is going to be more than a conversation topic, more like a matter of life and death. People are not prepared; and I don't mean provisions of food, water, light - but a plan for migration from one place to another. We're probably going to become nomads again. Perhaps not 'we', but certainly the younger generation.

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  5. I can relate.
    And that photo is magnificent!
    Lisa

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  6. I shot this picture Wednesday on the road near where Jilda works.
    There are hundreds of opportunities on that road but few places where it’s safe to stop and shoot a pic.

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  7. You forgot "Hot enough for ya?" and "Cold enough for ya?"

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  8. Awesome photo, it is a cool day here in Newie, it's nice after a string of stinking hot days

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  9. Canadians love talking about the weather. This photo looks like. Painted backdrop.

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