TheFarmer’s Almanac

When I was a teen, Dad was on the road alot.  I’m not sure how this got going, or how long he had been doing it, but I discovered that when planning his travels (driving) he would consult the Farmer’s Almanac.  Over time he learned that it was, for the most part, very reliable.  It…

Autumn is in full swing

After a particularly warm September and October we are finally into autumn weather…why do we talk about the weather so much? Wierd – don’t you think.   Yesterday would have been Dad’s 87th birthday. I wondered for a bit what he might be like? And then I thought about what he is like – in…

Hashtag storm

The weatherman – can I say that – or should I say weather person….at anyrate someone who watches the weather forecast for us says this is the the snowiest day in Toronto in two years. The hashtag (also known as a sharp) #OnStorm is trending on Twitter. Snow storms here are not very common –…