Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sunday 23 February 2014. Ice Again

It was 21 degrees F this morning at 6, under cloudy skies. As is the way in central Illinois, yesterday’s intimations of spring were today obliterated. Once again the front walk was full of stuff to remove: frozen slush dusted … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 February 2014. Undeniable Intimations of Spring

At 6:40 this morning, it was 28 degrees F under a mostly sunny sky, the sun, against a pale, restrained palate, already fully visible and too bright to look at directly. It was back to below freezing after a bit … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 February 2014. Short Icicle Walk

At 7:45 this morning it was 21 degrees F and mostly cloudy, though the sun-disc was clearly visible low in the southeastern sky. On the ground was yet another layer of new snow, this three or so inches particularly light … Continue reading

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Saturday 8 February 2014. Making and Reading Tracks

This morning at 6:45 it was 10 degrees F and cloudy. Another thin layer of new snow covered the streets and the piles (seven more inches, I believe, since last week) of older recent and much older snow. Had not … Continue reading

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Sunday 2 February 2014. Too Much

Did not make it out the door till 8 this morning, when it was 19 degrees F, with the clouds beginning to break up and the air calm. The water from yesterday’s rain and melting snow that had not run … Continue reading

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Saturday 1 February 2014. Exploring the Edge between Brave and Stupid

Had another schedule gap this morning and of course was eager to get a ride in. The clever picture on my weather ap at 6:45 was of apparently bouncing little spheres: freezing rain was my guess. The temperature was 34 … Continue reading

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