In Like a Lion

Spring has arrived in The Bowl with a vengeance. I always forget the inconveniences of spring, like a mother forgets the pain and discomfort of pregnancy and childbirth. I forgive spring its shortcomings because it is a means to an … Continue reading

Thoughts on Spring and an Unwelcome Intruder

T minus 3 days and counting. Spring will be here in less than 72 hours. Finally, the long, dark, cold winter is officially over and soon ┬ámy favorite 9 months of the year will be here. There is also excellent … Continue reading

Karma, or Koincidence?

Spring arrives officially on Wednesday. However, it has arrived here in The Bowl early, with temperatures soaring near 70 during the days and dropping only into the upper 20’s and 30’s at night. This is mild for this time of … Continue reading

When Less is More

The second half of our (hopefully but unlikely) last winter storm was anticlimactic . Tiny, fuzzy flakes of snow–looking more like animal dander than snowflakes–swirled lazily in the windless air. The storm’s first half, which dumped 14 inches of snow … Continue reading