Rant Away!

By: ycd0108, 8:57 PM GMT on October 18, 2016

I really don't have much to complain about here.
You are invited to cook up a comment/rant about any topic.
For example:
Have you noticed the lack of ashtrays in the now 'non-smoking' world?
So you sneeze into your Kleenex and put it in your pocket.
The plastic wrappers on your crackers and the empty ketchup squeeze package have to sit on your plate or near it.
The actual Garbage Bin is somewhere out on the street - maybe ...

We get this one!

By: ycd0108, 3:39 PM GMT on October 12, 2016

For a few days now Typhoon Songda has been coming up on WU blogs as a potential threat to my area - Pacific North West.
Best link so far:
Starting to understand why folks on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico frequent the main blog.


Light White Dusting

By: ycd0108, 3:24 PM GMT on October 09, 2016

Very suspicious colour on my lawn here this morning.
Acu-Rite says +3 C. at about 12' above ground.
Could this white shading be a touch of frost?
Drive B.C. was showing wet snow on some mainland highway cams yesterday but no snow yet on Island cams. I checked the cams just now and even the Malahat is clear but wet here.
Still watching the fallout from HMatthew with interest.
We don't get comparable weather here very often and our boat is moo...

Updated: 4:00 PM GMT on October 10, 2016

That phase is over

By: ycd0108, 1:29 AM GMT on September 24, 2016

Being back home is more or less peaceful - the Quails came up to the sundeck even though I was wandering in and out to the shop and Tloml drove into the yard.
I am guessing they don't see us as a threat any more - they used to scatter and fly about if one of us opened the door.
Saw a good sized feral black cat make a run at the quail t'other day and come up hungry. But that cat does not look malnourished.
My read-outs just now on the Acu-Rite:

So peaceful

By: ycd0108, 1:11 PM GMT on September 09, 2016

Five days off grid:
I'll call it 'Autumn Camp'
The fellow I was working with/for had a version of the 'smart phone' so we drove the mile or so over to my cabin to get a cell phone signal, call home and check weather and a bit of news each evening. Back to his place - the work site - for supper where there is no reliable cell coverage then I drove back to my cabin.
"No horse, no wife and no mustache"
No cell phone, no computer and no worries.

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