The Clinic Photo Rehab: Winter’s Day

Smattering of Snow at Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
Smattering of Snow at Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

California needs rain…badly! January was recorded as the driest in history–no rain. Many of the ski resorts closed because of the lack of snow.

While the rest of US has been hit with snowmeggedon, and even rain in the southwest, Northern California remains dry. Why is this bad? The Sierra Nevadas need a major snow pack to get California safely out of the drought. Major reservoirs are dangerously low. We need RAIN and SNOW! Please!

Today, the groundhog saw his shadow which means six more weeks of winter. Fine by me, and as long as some rain and snow can fall on Northern California.

3 Comments on “The Clinic Photo Rehab: Winter’s Day

  1. I hear your desperation. We’ve felt much the same here in Kansas City, but fortunately, the weekend weather gave us almost an inch and a half of RAIN, slow, soaking rain (my willow is happy) and another two inches of snow. Which isn’t much but it’s a cover to keep the moisture in the ground. The “why” is because of climate change, human produced or not, it’s still climate change.

    Saw an interesting story in the newspaper today about scientists at Univ of Kansas creating an ice radar program that measures the ice in the Greenland ice pack. It’s melting. At the current rate, waters around the globe will rise by 20 feet. Now there’s a yikes! Sea levels rising and strong storms against coastlines increasing. I guess if we stay in the high plains, we might finally have that seaside home (well, probably not….)

    Liked by 1 person

    • Global climate change is a real threat to our modern life. Beach front property in the midwest may be nearer than we like to imagine! The California drought affects the food economy and so much more. The good news is we may get some rain this weekend, but it’s a warmer rain with little snow. I’m keeping my fingers crossed for a wet spring!

      Like

What is YOUR perspective? (Please note that when you visit, like, comment on, and share my blog posts, you are agreeing with the storage and handling of your data by WordPress. My privacy statement is in the above menu).

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Wanderlust and Wonderment

My writing and photo journey of inspiration and discovery

Abrie dink hardop

Jy is wat jy dink - nie wat jy dink jy is nie. Dit help soms om hardop te lag vir wat jy dink of dink jy is.

Picture Retirement

retired from work, not life

Geriatri'x' Fotogallery

...out of a digital shoebox

HorseAddict

The world is best viewed through the ears of a horse.

It's a Britta Bottle!

Small Stories of a Twenty-Something Adventuring Through Life

Live Laugh RV

Our next Chapter

Traveling at Wits End

Improving travel photography one step at a time.

DAVID OAKES - IMAGES.

An Occasional Diary of Everyday Life and Travel in the U.K. and sometimes elsewhere

Change Is Hard

...but change is certain.

TALES FROM MY LENS

~photo blogging just for the heck of it~

Na'ama Yehuda

Speech Language Pathologist, Writer, Blogger -- musings, anecdotes, stories, quotes, life lessons and growth

flying goannas

”Follow your heart while you’re alive. Put perfume on your head , clothe yourself with fine linen…make holiday and don’t tire of it” Harpist song 1400 BC

Next Phase In Fitness & Life

Living a full life of fitness & fun in my senior years

%d bloggers like this: