Friendly Dogs

Unlike the dogs of Guatemala, in this post, I met some rather friendly fellows in Central Park in NY this...

Summer hasn’t given up just yet

It’s still a bit warm and humid in the Carolinas, but the mornings are now in the mid to low...

Ripples from Charlottesville

Yesterday, September 2, 2016, was a hot, oppressively humid day in Charleston, SC. My friend, Robert, was visiting from Ohio...

Back to school!!!

The other day, during my morning walk, I heard a familiar sound that I hadn’t heard for a few months...

A board, some tape, a little foil, and a tripod = PPU

In reality, solar eclipses are not all that rare – for a particular area they are. The next one for...

Willis Carrier, you’re the coolest!

It’s days like this, hot and humid days, when I think of the mountains, frequently. I think of how nice...

The other day I had a chuckle when I saw this sign. Why? Because Pedro and I are silly when we get together, quoting movie lines, saying silly things and this was one of our favorites. Of course, we knew…

Well, the water wasn’t that hot, more like the air was that cold. After Matthew moved on, we had a cold front get sucked right into our neck of the woods. Suddenly, autumn had arrived! 🙂

As the rain fell from the far reaching tendrils of hurricane Matthew, I was taking my sister to the Greyhound station at around 1:30 AM, this fine Saturday morning. Rain. Rain. More rain. We arrived. She checked in; I picked…

Contraflow – That’s what they do to the highways when there is an evacuation event, as there was in Charleston yesterday. Normally, I-26, which I would drive from Columbia, SC to Charleston, SC is a straight shot into Charleston, but…

Well, there was rain forecasted, but it never quite happened, but it’s good to be prepared. 🙂