Tag Archives: daylight

Happy Summer Solstice

Happy summer solstice, the longest day of the year. What are you doing with all your extra daylight? For us here at latitude 53.5ºN, it means 17 hours and 3 minutes of sunlight today (5:04 a.m. to 10:07 p.m.). The … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Life

While I am away from my blog, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme will post each day. Today’s roundup theme is life, including blog awards and links/tips. Life posts about travel, events, and the … Continue reading

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Geek Strikes Again As Daylight Returns

Welcome, and happy Monday. For any new readers and followers, I have to warn you: I am a geek. I like math, physics, and especially weather and seasonal data. It is a good day because we are almost at the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Letdown

Many years ago, I defined the post-Christmas letdown as that prickly feeling of loss when the energy and excitement of the holidays wore off and the numerous Christmas decorations were taken down, leaving a starkness on walls and buildings and … Continue reading

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When Sunshine is Scarce, Creative People Create

Anyone living in Edmonton, perhaps all of Alberta … perhaps BC, Washington, Ontario … has noticed that we have had an unusually high number of cloudy days in fall 2016. It’s enough when daylight minutes drop like a stone, but … Continue reading

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