Time To Every Purpose, Under Heaven

May 19, 2014

Four seasons, one tree. My backyard. Click to hear each season (thanks to Antonio Vivaldi): Autumn       Winter Summer       Spring ~~~~~ See also:    2013     2011     2010     2009 Tell me about the seasons in your neck of the woods. What do you notice out your window through the year?

To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn

September 18, 2013

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about standing in the exact same spot at the exact same time of day once a quarter. With Colorado’s weather front and center, as well as summer’s shift into fall, now is a good time to think seasons. Thanks to the 23½  degree tilt of the earth’s axis, during […]

Chillin: 11 ways to stay cool on a hot summer day

July 6, 2012

Considering that the cumulative high temperature over the last 10 days has been about 1000°, and considering that my home (and home office) has no air conditioning, I have brainstormed some helpful hints on how to spend your next 60 days (or 6000°). 11. One word: basement. 10. Slather on the sunscreen and set up […]

Balance: Heaven on earth

March 21, 2012

Earlier this week we celebrated a time of balance, the moment in which the earth is midway on her path between solstices. Even the word equinox, equal night, denotes balance. The precise time of the spring equinox was 11:14 pm where I live, so I didn’t mark it with much fanfare. However, 10 hours later, […]