Monthly Archives: December 2010

Colorful Cloud Formations at Sunset

I was intrigued by the shapes and colors of the cloud formations as the sun set this afternoon.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

@sensoryminder – faint pitter-patter of light rain. # @sensoryminder light breeze some longer drooping hemlock branches swaying gently then resting again. # @sensoryminder the sun is a bit below the horizon to the WSW. # @sensoryminder On a beautiful clear … Continue reading

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Winter Birds, Moon and Mountains

Coming up Katlian Street toward the stop light, the view of the moon rising over the snow-covered Sisters was striking.

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Winter Weather

There are two primary winter weather patterns that we see in Sitka. When high pressure builds over Canada, it will sometimes spill out over the coast mountains and push into the Gulf of Alaska. Winds are typically out of the … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20101214 Pictures from Crescent Harbor

Each of these pictures was taken from beside Crescent Harbor this afternoon.

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Common Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)

I do not remember seeing Common Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) around Sitka when I was growing up. There’s a good chance it was here and I didn’t notice it, but I suspect I’m fairly safe in saying that it probably was … Continue reading

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