The weather is warming and the clouds are vanishing

Seattle in the summertime, oh how I love it.  Today, the temperature breached the 80°F mark, and there hasn’t been a cloud in the sky.  A sign of things to come. As has become common practice for me now, anytime there hasn’t been clouds, I’ve been out at night with the telescope and last night […]

Mt. Rainier – Mount Fremont Lookout

Hiked On: July 28, 2007′ Weather Conditions: Approximately 65°F-75°F, mostly sunny skies Elevation: 6400-7181′ Distance from Seattle: Just over 90 miles Pictures: [Here]( National Park Service: Mt. Rainier National Park Well, after a long hiatus from hiking in general, and Mt. Rainier specifically, Diann and I made the 2 hour drive to Sunrise for a […]

Snow Days

So, the past two days have brought us more snow and ice in the Seattle area. I present to you my nominations of “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”: The Good: Can’t get out of the neighborhood, so we work from home. The Bad: Can’t get out of the neighborhood, so we get cabin […]

the sweet smell of… dumpsters?

There's really nothing better than the weather has been the last few days. Mid-70's, not a cloud in the sky, a little breeze. So, everyone wanders around campus a little slower than usual because everyone wants to enjoy the wonderful weather. So, like everyone else, I'm walking across campus. There's nothing like walking behind someone […]