Posts in 2015
Atacama Desert Blooms

Right now parts of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, is experiencing a riot of color as a rare springtime bloom of flowers covers every hillside. The explosion of color is the result of rains that swept through the region earlier this year, watering seeds that had lain dormant in the ground for years.

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Winter 2015-2016 Outlook

With the recent cold snap and frosts, I’ve heard a number of folks mentioning Indian Summer.  In the fall it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as “Indian summer.”  And, while their error is certainly not of the world-shaking variety, they are, for the most part, in error.

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