Well, I'm happy to say that the weather forecasts for today are no longer predicting a severe drop in temperatures in only 4 hours. We're still going to get the extreme temperatures. It's just going to take until about 8am tomorrow for it to happen. Our current mild temperatures (we are at -3C/26F with a … Continue reading Arctic Blast
... it's a little warm out there. (For those of you in the US, 32C is 89.6F, and 37C is 98.6)
While working on my last post, my friend mentioned the weather conditions, so I paused to take a look. 29C, but feeling like 38C (that's 84F and 100F, for you folks in the US), with 61% humidity! No wonder going outside feels like walking into a wall of moist heat. That's exactly what we're doing! … Continue reading Current conditions – going up!
I was up earlier this morning, heading out to switch the memory card on the trail cam so I could check the files before heading out. I left the critter stuff for my older daughter to do later, since I was heading for the airport after dropping off her sister. It was less than an … Continue reading Smoke on the Water
Okay. I have to admit. I have never seen this before. The -37 is the coldest I can remember, but -54???? I'd put off the monthly shop to tomorrow, but it's supposed to be just as cold. Not looking forward to going out there. 😦 The Re-Farmer Update: we decided not to go into the … Continue reading What the… (updated)
I would not have expected this many leaves on the ground, this early in the year. This photo also shows just how little rain we have had this year. If you look in the back, near the tire planter, there is a definite rectangle of greener grass. I had set up the sprinkler to … Continue reading A bit early, isn’t it?
Yesterday, after picking my daughter up from work, the girls and I went straight to visit my awesome, amazing older brother and his wife for the evening. The storm warnings had returned, but the skies were clear at the time, if incredibly windy all day. The winds died down enough that we were able to … Continue reading Dramatic skies, and apple tree down
Like so many others right now, we are experiencing a bit of a heat wave. It's the "feels like 41" part that's the killer. For those of you in the US, 31C is 87.8F and 41C is 105.8F Thankfully, my daughter has air conditioning where she works. Whether or not it will make a difference … Continue reading An Experiment