Sounds of September

Hello again, friends! With my vote for Daughtry, we had a three-way tie in our very first BOTB until a music-loving member of Gen Z stepped up to post his vote for the best September song; leading to a win for Earth, Wind and Fire! Released by RCA Records in 1978, the song “September” wasContinue reading “Sounds of September”

The Odd Uneven Time

Hello, Friends! Happy Autumn! As summer insists on ending, I continue to revel in the recent thrill of having our rivers running bank-to-bank with August rain. Getting that much rain during monsoon had become such a rarity that this year’s deluge actually enticed people out of their homes to gape in awe at flooded streetsContinue reading “The Odd Uneven Time”

Biggest Fish Brightest Star

Hello Friends, The last super moon of the year is upon us tonight and I, of course, am stoked! The August full moon was named “Sturgeon” because that’s when the Algonquin tribes (first nation aboriginals of southeastern Canada) gathered around the Great Lakes and other large bodies of water to fish for enormous prehistoric sturgeon.Continue reading “Biggest Fish Brightest Star”

Nature Always Knows

If by chance we miss the changing colors, a chill in the morning air, it’s nice to know that nature has an abundance of seasonal displays to remind us just how synchronized the environment is with life, both wild and civilized. For example, the annual late October (St. John’s Day) departure of Cliff Swallows fromContinue reading “Nature Always Knows”