Category Archives: Seasons and weather

Memorial Day Weekend

I read in the Times today that you’re not supposed to ask a working person what their summer plans are because you’ll make them feel bad, especially if you’re headed off to your summer home in the Hamptons or the … Continue reading

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Re-laden

Every time I see this tree I think about  a rather odd combination – Osama bin Laden and global warming. When I last wrote about it, on April 18 of 2012, spring was two weeks early. In 2011, I took … Continue reading

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The welcome tyranny of the seasonal calendar

When I first became a manager, after spending my days finding out what the marketing people wanted to know and designing research and analyzing data and writing reports and generally living a self-regulated life, my days were suddenly taken over … Continue reading

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Spring!

Witness the (I truly hope) ever blooming flower garden. I planned it myself, using this very cool book that is right up my alley because it has graph paper (OCD I’ve been called!). We’ll see if it lives up to … Continue reading

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Why we live where we live

It’s always raining in Portland (Oregon), at least every time we’ve been there, except for last June, when it was 95 degrees and humid, which everyone said was very unusual. The people who live in Portland love it because, they … Continue reading

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It’s winter again in Iowa

And unfortunately it’s coming our way too.

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March

Good riddance.

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