Cross Quarter Day

Saturday is Groundhog’s Day, made famous in recent decades by the celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.  But the origins of having a celebration on February 2 goes back to ancient times as today marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox. In more modern times, European Christians observed Candlemas on this date. The…
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The Possibilites Are Endless

I turn 50 today.  I do not say this to garner the usual Happy Birthday wishes, or to the younger generation to perhaps earn some sympathy.  Instead, that even after living on the planet for a half-century, and forecasting the weather now for almost half of those years, I have never lost my amazement of…
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