Tag Archives: Weather

It’s Summer Solstice 2012

The first day of summer. The longest day of the year. And the sun is shining even in Portland, Ore.! Yes, it’s true. Mother Nature is bestowing the city with an actual summer day today. But the forecast calls for the … Continue reading

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Numbers, more numbers, and no numbers

Last week I had a four-day work week, taking Friday off to take care of some appointments. I had a Zipcar to make getting to those appointments a little bit easier. And, after a wild weather week of cold, rain, … Continue reading

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Still above 40 degrees and still not raining!

The closest I got to Waikiki was driving down Kalakaua Avenue and Kapiolani Park on the way to Kailua (yes, BFF and I took the long way to Kailua). BFF pointed out the improvements made to Waikiki and the area does appear spruced up, although the abundance … Continue reading

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Still above 40 degrees and not raining!

Kona winds in Hawaii mean more heat and humidity. But I was finally warm after months of being layered up with turtle necks and sweaters. Adventure #1 in Hawaii: Finding the rental car office. So BFF picks me up at the Honolulu … Continue reading

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Thank you notes made it before the blog

Today is exactly one week since I returned home to Portland, Ore., from a quick trip to Fort Wayne, Ind., where I celebrated the wedding of Baby-Baby Brother and now Sister-In-Law. I missed a lot of Baby-Baby Brother’s life — he … Continue reading

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The knees know

One of the quasi benefits of getting older — at least I’m trying to think of it as a slightly good thing — is that one really has little need for those weather people pontificating on weather forecasts. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Getting my web feet on

The Portland area is experiencing its first real rain storm of the season. If it’s raining hard down in the Willamette Valley you know it’s snowing up in the mountains. It was raining so hard when I left work that … Continue reading

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