Tag Archives: weather

October 25, 2021: A Blue Day in Sauk Centre

October’s weather isn’t necessarily “bright blue,” here in the Upper Midwest. But today was a bright blue day. So I spent a little time this afternoon, sitting on the front stoop, enjoying sunshine and what autumn colors we have this … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Red Sky at Night Sailors Delight….”

Wednesday’s rain lasted all day. Almost all day. As afternoon turned into evening the sky cleared, and I saw clouds in the east. This photo looks across our back yard. And now I really ought to get back to writing … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged | Leave a comment

Olympic Games Tokyo, Stearns County Fair Sauk Centre

The 2020 Summer Olympics and Stearns County Fair are both in progress this weekend. One is an annual agricultural and commerce show, the other is half of a four-year Olympiad; but they’re not entirely different. The COVID-19 pandemic shut both … Continue reading

Posted in Discursive Detours | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drought, Air Quality Alert: Living in the Upper Midwest

CANADA BURNS AS SMOKE SHROUDS MINNESOTA!!! Well, no. Not really. Although that’d make a dandy headline. On the other hand, maybe it’s too obviously overblown. Maybe there’s a fine line between headlines that grab attention without inspiring thought and those … Continue reading

Posted in Being, Catholic, Discursive Detours, Journal | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment