It’s been a week of gorgeous sunsets. Today’s high 89F with picturesque cloud.
A high of 81F and still no rain. Hot in the sun. Farmer’s market in full swing.
More blazing sunshine, thin hazy cloud and a high of 79F. Spot the deer…
A high of 73F and blazing sunshine. Quiet, enigmatic sunset on the peaks.
Bright and sunny. A high of 66F. A light breeze and no rain. Rivers running under a full strawberry moon, lavender sunset.
A high of 68F, overcast and rain for most of the day. An overnight dip into the forties: a low of 45F. A good year for apples.
A high of 89F and mostly sunny with a sheet of glassy cloud moving in late afternoon, bringing evening thunder storms and heavy rain for most of the night.
Hot and humid with scattered clouds and 75F by noon. A high of 82F. The tilt of the earth (in relation to the sun) causes the seasons: the northern hemisphere is getting direct sunshine today, our longest day of the year, the day with the most daylight. Summer begins.
A hot morning with milky, glassy clouds clearing and the returning for the afternoon, threatening rain. Steady rain at 9pm for an hour or two. A high of 82F.
Overcast with thin, dense cloud only threatening rain, and humid with a high of 79F.
A high of 73F and mostly sunny with a vague threat of rain.
Mostly clear skies, humid and hot in the sun. A high of 69F. Mowing resumes.
A bright morning, steamy sunrise and sunshine for most of the day. Dramatic clouds move in before dusk. A high of 70F.
A wet landscape after overnight rain, humid and overcast with intermittent rain showers and occasional bursts of sunshine. A high of 73F.
Cooler with a mix of sun and clouds. Some grey clouds threatening rain. A high of 79F.
Sunny despite dappled cloud cover. A high of 73F but a cooler evening.
Even less humid, and bright despite prevailing opaque cloud cover laced with skinny, smoky, grey twirls like stray campfire. Brief periods of piercing sunshine. A high of 73F.
A milder day, but still humid and sunny with some cloud with a high of 80F. Clouds clearing late afternoon.
Slightly less humid than yesterday, a mix of sun and swirling clouds threatening rain. A high of 81F. Late afternoon thunder, torrential rain storm and thick, late evening mist rising out of the valley.
Overcast and very humid, with grey, turbulent clouds until an early evening rain storm with flooding in some areas. A high of 83F.
Day 3 of hay-making: baling hay with ominous clouds becoming thicker towards 3pm, threatening rain. A high of 81F with the sun making an appearance late afternoon. The barest sprinkle of rain for a few minutes at 7pm.
Another sweltering day of sunshine and scanty cloud. Humid, sweaty with a high of 86F. Downed hay drying in the sun.
A sweltering day and mostly cloudless with a high of 86F. Hay season commences.
Muggy and overcast again in the morning with enormous, looming clouds dissolving to a fine gauze by mid-afternoon. A high of 73F.
Overcast, and grey but that’s a color goes beautifully with all these vivid greens. Thick, tumultuous cloud cover making it humid and a high of 70F. Light evening rain. An enigmatic day in the mountains.
This year, Catskills Historian Dr Bill Birns celebrates 50 years of living and working in the Catskills, mostly as a school teacher. He has quite a following here in the Catskills and in Part II, we talk about Writers in the Mountains, what he’s reading, writing and how his post-pandemic life is unfolding.
I’m posting yesterday’s interview on YouTube, unedited, so we can tell you that Bill will be at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge this Saturday June 5th, 2021, as a docent after their Wild Saturday presentation.
Thickly overcast with deep cloud, raining and a high of 72F. Humid and sticky.
A wash of thin gauzy clouds clears by mid-afternoon: humid, sunny and a high of 73F.
A mixed bag of weather: a misty, humid morning with some rain and thick, moody cloud that dispersed mid-afternoon. A mostly sunny afternoon for a high of 67F, dropping to a chilly and clear sunset and an overnight low of 44F.
Another rain day, same as yesterday: overcast with a high of 46F. A wet, soggy Memorial Day weekend more suited for indoor activity and a low of 42F and seedlings under cover.