Tag: Weather

Viva la France

Today is Bastille Day, or French National Day, which commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. I don’t normally observe Bastille Day, my French Hugenot relatives having left in the late 1600s before settling just a little west of here on the James River. I …

Continue reading

I’m snow over it

The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches. – E.E. Cummings It’s Tuesday morning. The world around me is covered with a blanket of white. It’s pretty. Beautiful actually. But, I’d like it to go away. A friend just pointed out that with the projected temperatures, we’re stuck with this for about …

Continue reading