Two days ago we had a spectacular sunset, but yesterday we had heavy fog despite blue skies about 90 minutes before I took this shot. Business as usual.
Took this photo of dusk yesterday from our side yard 18 minutes (5:52 p.m.)after sunset. Make no mistake about it, we are in winter mode with storms of snow, ice or rain affecting daily life, but at least the days are getting longer.
Much of the country is being walloped by snow and rain today. Here are photos from a past storm along the Monterey Coast. The power of incoming waves is an immense sight to behold.
We’ve strung up “used car lot lights” in our backyard to brighten the way for our three dogs during these days of prolonged darkness and rain. Can’t do anything about the cold for them, although two of the three have Eskimo/Husky fur (why we have so many vacuum cleaners) to keep them warm. Surprisingly, Molly,Continue reading “Rain, Darkness…”
Some days the ocean doesn’t want visitors along the Carmel coast.
A good California winter is one with rain clouds and rainbows.
Two new wildfires broke out in Northern California this past weekend, prompting evacuations. Covid-19 continues to haunt everyday life. The list of 2020 natural disasters is growing and now includes trees falling. A giant Italian Stone Pine toppled over in a park near us while a neighboring home had a massive branch drop on itsContinue reading “Disasters Everywhere”
Took this shot yesterday morning at 70 mph near the summit of I-80 in the Sierra Mountains. Wildfire smoke has cast a haze over much of California. There were no clear views on this trip…and I wasn’t driving.
We have a wildfire sun in California that looks like a harvest moon. Took this shot a few minutes ago, Sunday morning. It is dusk all the time. Don’t walk outside unless mandatory and wear a mask when you do.