We’ve got a big storm headed our way. I was quite innocent about all of this today but my coworkers kept mentioning stocking up on stuff to last through the weekend so I went to Freddy’s after work. Not pictured: Halloween candy. The wind blew it into my basket! Yeah, yeah, and I got fruitContinue reading “Day 287 of Project 365: Storm prep.”
The weather today has been blustery in between light bouts of rain, and I am missing Scotland something fierce. I wanted to say more on the topic, but I’ve just used my last articulate impulse on mustering my rudimentary Italian to help a new Second Life resident who I discovered crouched on my sofa, dressed like a swashbuckling vampire. I think weContinue reading “Day 278 of Project 365: Portland or Scotland?”
We’re due for a serious heatwave: … Excessive heat warning in effect from 2 PM Thursday to 9 PM PDT Saturday for southwest Washington and northwest Oregon from the Coast Range to the Cascade foothills… including the Portland Metro area and the western Columbia River gorge… I did laundry tonight so that my meager selectionContinue reading “Day 230 of Project 365: Unprepared.”
When I left work today, I felt like the sky looked. Writing from: my study. Listening to: “Crybaby” by Abra.
If the weather is warm, Zen likes to sit outside near or in the sunshine. If the weather is not warm, Zen likes to sit inside near or on a heater. If the weather is warm and then cold and then warm and then cold like it was today, Zen gets plenty of exercise alternatingContinue reading “Day 163 of Project 365: Zen’s weather.”
It has been unseasonably warm in California. Today it was 70°F and I opted to eat my breakfast outside because what kind of jerk wastes weather like this? I felt like I was on vacation, with my yogurt and my banana and my copy of “The Devil in the White City”. But don’t worry: IContinue reading “Day 41 of Project 365: California dreaming.”
With the evil cousin of Hurricane Bawbag rattling at our shutters, here are some links of UK weather-related websites and apps. BBC Weather: An obvious choice for me because I like the design and typography. O, and it’s the BBC or something. Met Office UK Weather: The Met Office page isn’t as pretty but has lotsContinue reading “Whither weather?”
Yesterday, FunkyPlaid and I walked downtown on some errands. As we left our flat, we both remarked on the loveliness of the day, blue skies barely clouded, and yet somehow we still managed to get caught in a short downpour on Princes Street. This confirmed my suspicion that Scottish clouds just dip their bellies inContinue reading “Inclement.”