Category Archives: Cloud Gazing

Nine/Eleven: The Day Before — ‘Unless There’s A War’

September 10, 2021

(Illustration: Untitled (1981), by Jean-Michel Basquiat, and found here). Today 20 years ago was a Monday. Although I’ve tried to remember how that particular day felt, other than another beautiful day in San Luis Obispo,…

Time Is Of The Essence — Climate Change Warning (Again!)

September 6, 2021

Another major red-flag warning on the here-and-now-but-worse-in-the-immediate-future thingie of climate change — a call from professionals/scientists to turn the boat — yesterday a big editorial: Nutshell via HuffPost this morning: A coalition of more than…

Saturday Musical Introspective: Songs From Long-Ago Memory

September 4, 2021

In a non-contextual free-form this Saturday morning, and amongst savage news stories, I’m slipping back some 47 years, back to 1974 — I graduated from the University of Florida that June and spent the summer…

Hurricane Ida So Strong It Briefly Changed The Direction Of The Mississippi River — A Preview Of Storms To Come

August 29, 2021

Another heavy-air scorcher this late-afternoon Sunday here in California’s Central Valley, though, skies today were a little less rusty-brown with the onset of some decent winds which kept the sunshine fairly-bright and a sharper yellow.…

‘Earth Overshoot Day’ — A Climate Change/Humanity Indicator

July 29, 2021

Some more climate-related items for this Thursday afternoon as the weekend looms just ahead — another wrecked week of weird. A special day today, sort of hand-in-hand with climate change and the environment — Earth…