Thunderstorms, maybe, maybe not.

This morning we have intermittent torrential rain, thunder, and intermittent power outages. I have the fans going, attempting to bring the cooler air into the house; they will suddenly stop whirling, falling silent, only to surge back into operation when the power returns. The sliding glass door leads to a deck, where the rain falls… Continue reading Thunderstorms, maybe, maybe not.


Hail! I heard something fall on the roof, then something else and then it thundered down, hail! The boards on the deck are just under six inches across, for reference. I have never before experienced hail of this magnitude, but have driven by banks of it on the side of the road, shortly after a… Continue reading Weather!