The picture was taken about 1½ hours before the Vernal Equinox. Almost all of the winter’s snow had melted away by yesterday, and then God decided that we needed more!
National Weather Service forecast for Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania: High: 41 °F: A slight chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. So, my …
The Official Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Snow Measuring Station: the top of my backyard barbecue grill!
It was taken this evening, Thursday, August 28, 2014, and you can see the start of the leaves turning and falling to the ground. It’s still August! It’s still Summer! Where’s my Global Warming? It only reached 76º F today in Jim Thorpe, and the forecast is for tonight’s low to be 51º F . …
My darling bride (of 35 years and 2 days) went to the polls yesterday, and decided to write in my name for the Jim Thorpe Democratic Committee. I had pondered writing in my name for the Jim Thorpe Republican Committee — there were seven spots, and no one had filed to run — but didn’t.
There were no newspapers at the Turkey Hill this morning! Do I blame the evil TEA Party Republicans for this, or is it still George Bush’s fault?
From The Wall Street Journal: Lowe’s Profit Up 26%, Boosts Outlook Home Improvement Company Beats Analyst Expectations on Strong Demand By Saabira Chaudhuri | August 21, 2013, 7:04 a.m. ET Lowes Cos. fiscal second-quarter earnings jumped 26%, beating analyst expectations, as the home improvement retailer logged double-digit percentage growth in revenue, buoyed by an improving …
What to do when it’s 91º F, and you don’t have air conditioning? Cool your feet in the Lehigh River! There were a lot of pictures taken, and can be seen on Flickr.
As you may recall, Punxsutawney Phil, the Official Groundhog of Pennsylvania, forecast an early spring this year. Well, Phil is a lying mo . . . and you can figure out the rest!
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 5pm. High near 37. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.