Snow, glorious snow

I can call it glorious because I don’t have to go to work in it, or drive home in it. I don’t have to get kids to school in it. […]

Whew, that was close

By now you’ve probably heard about the United Airlines plane that suffered an engine failure over Broomfield, Colo., yesterday afternoon and dropped debris on the city. Not long after that […]

Perseverance lands safely on Mars

Our newest Mars rover Perseverance has landed safely on the surface of the planet and almost immediately sent back this photo. Way to go, Percy! There were a few tears […]

Alarming NYT photo from Texas

The New York Times “Evening Briefing” last night featured this photo with a story about the ongoing winter weather disaster in Texas. I hope desperately that it was staged, because […]

A webcam graveyard

To simplify the page with my favorite webcams, I’ve moved the offline cameras to this page. Maybe they’ll come back someday. ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, WILD BASIN — This lovely […]

And I thought 2020 was over

Over the years I’ve seen my share of snow, ice, freezing temperatures, burst pipes, tornadoes, and power outages. But I’ve never seen a transformer failure with power surges like those […]

Oh joy, it’s that day again

  (But if you insist, I like lavender roses and mini Snickers candy bars. Better yet, Haagen Dazs Bourbon Praline Pecan ice cream.)