Changes Underway

By: PugetSoundPost, 3:16 PM GMT on August 13, 2014

August 13, 8:15 AM

Today is a good day to write about the next phase of things, as it is a very different day here than we have had in a long while. A heavy overcast is overhead, and it really rained during the night. In about six hours we received .80” rain. Only two days ago it was 99 degrees here. Yesterday dropped to 82 (only because the sun broke out for awhile in the afternoon, the rest of the day was cooler than that and cloudy) and then that rai...

Updated: 3:35 PM GMT on August 13, 2014

Mid Summer in the Pac NW

By: PugetSoundPost, 5:29 PM GMT on July 15, 2014

August 11, 6:50 AM

A HOT day is forecast here for us today. It could end up in the middle 90’s. It is starting out on track for that forecast. The low this morning has only been 61 – I think without checking that last night was maybe the warmest of the year. The sunrise is through a filter of haze (smoke?) that is making the early sun a blood red color, which also can portend the “flames” of a hot day ahead.

Another busy weekend comple...

Updated: 2:50 PM GMT on August 11, 2014

June, Summer Unfolding

By: PugetSoundPost, 2:15 PM GMT on June 05, 2014

June 21, 10:15 PM

Happy Summer Solstice! Ahhh, the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year too! There are sure a lot of months when we wish for this day. It was a nice one for us – sunny under a partially filtered sky and a high of 76. Unfortunately, other than to water my garden, I wasn’t out in it very much.

An update on my daughter’s knee: it has been diagnosed as a dislocated knee cap. No surgery for now, but a few weeks...

Updated: 5:15 AM GMT on June 22, 2014

May Showers and Flowers

By: PugetSoundPost, 3:37 PM GMT on May 05, 2014

May 19, 7:15 AM

Here are a couple more rhododendron blossom photos from my yard showing two different colors - white and a lovely purple shade. I am not sure how well the purple will translate to all of your computer screens, but in real life it is a real pretty shade and probably my favorite. But all of them are very nice. May is rhododendron month here in western Washington. It is our state flower and I think this one is a great pick that someone in the...

Updated: 2:12 PM GMT on May 19, 2014

Changes of Spring in NW

By: PugetSoundPost, 2:39 PM GMT on April 03, 2014

April 30, 7 AM

The last day of April and it looks like we could call it the last day of July! Wow! A little flush of hot weather has found its way to the Pacific NW! it has been predicted and it is here. Yesterday really began the ramp up, and we finished with a high of 79 at home, the warmest all year. That was a bit warmer than forecast. Now today and tomorrow we are forecast into the middle 80's!! It will be fun to see how warm it does get.

Updated: 2:08 PM GMT on April 30, 2014

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