Mrs. Greengate’s Almanac

Mrs. Greengate’s Almanac

Modern Moons March is always full of potential. Warmer air currents move across Ohio in a southwest to northeast pattern more frequently, drawing up

Modern Moons Cold air swirls southward from Canada on a regular basis this month. Bitter artic blasts will last a few days at a time as

Modern Moons December is known as the first of three winter months. The first day of December is the meteorological start to winter, even though it

Modern Moons Early November evenings find us looking out on bare fields, glimpsing a herd of deer as they make for the far tree line and wondering if

Modern Moons There is an old saying: The south wind warms the aged. October is a blending month of northern cold air with southern warm breezes. The

Modern Moons Last month’s extraordinarily hot days found our summer crackling apart like ice cubes hitting the tepid sun tea in our glasses. Even with

Modern Moons After July’s ending heat wave, we look at August’s 80 degree days and believe it to be cooling down for autumn. In fact it is. With only

Modern Moons Here on the edge of tomorrow, we spend the hour before midnight gazing at the July sky. Out in the country one can focus on lights

Modern Moons Weather gauges have been used for centuries to get a handle on what’s going on in the sky above the earth. Ombrometers or rain gauges

Modern Moons Grandfather Greengate used to say May in Ohio is just about as good as it gets anywhere. Weather is settling into a warm pattern, just

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