Towards the end of our stay in Arizona, I saw a TV commercial that made me long for a rainy day. An off road vehicle was driving up a winding mountain road. A light rain was falling. I remembered how fresh the air could feel and how wonderful the forest could smell after a rain! … Continue reading Wishing for Weather – I Said Rain – not Snow!
After the rain - the plants were freshly washed and ready to have their photos taken! To do these photos justice, click on one of them to open a slideshow. To close the slideshow, press your ES-Ca-pay button (or the tiny 'X' on the top left of the screen). Your Good Days - any particularly … Continue reading Rain Drops Make the Flowers Sparkle
The August 2014 hail storm in Airdrie, Alberta was unprecedented in terms of damage.
Macro photo of a large raindrop on a green leaf.
What can you see inside a raindrop? What if a rainstorm dropped all of its water in a single giant drop?
Unanswerable questions about raindrops and snowflakes
Bad weather always looks worse through a window. - Tom Lehrer - Windows are the eyes of the home. From the inside looking out, they frame the view of the outside world. Seen from the outside, the windows form part of the face of the house. This is The Red House, through the eyes of … Continue reading Windows – Eyes of the Home
I was born by Caesarean section, but you can't really tell... except that when I leave my house, I always go out the window. - Stephen Wright - I don't mind cleaning the windows. It's a big job - the Red House has lots of them. But it is one of those jobs that, when … Continue reading Clean Windows and a View of my Part of the World
Fog isn't a common occurrence here, but a nice thick blanket of it can roll in any time of the year. This past week-end, we woke up to an icy temperature of just two degrees above freezing, misty rain, and fog. From inside the cozy house, the view outside was quite dramatic. With most of … Continue reading Fog and Rain Drops on the Flowers