Tag Archives: winter

Abstraction in Snowy Branches

I guess we’ll be shoveling later tonight, but meanwhile the snow is beautiful ❤️

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Brutalism Softened

One of the Juneau Village Towers apartment buildings, photographed in the soft haze of our misty “wintry mix” today. With their Brutalist looks, the towers of this apartment complex have always reminded me of the old Soviet Bloc style housing. … Continue reading

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Snow in Repose

Just a photo I took of a bench outside the Starbucks at Red Arrow Park. Winter can be pretty and even peaceful.

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Heat Waves😄

The little crinkle-flashes you see along the sidewalk are literally heat waves. There’s a set of vents about seven feet up the wall on the side of our Campus Center building that exhausts (exhales? like the building is alive and … Continue reading

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Daylight savings (robbing Peter to pay Paul)

These first evenings after daylight savings time ends are always disorienting. When you’re used to leaving work under an orange, twilight sky, the abrupt shift to stepping out into darkness is too jarring to make sense of. For example, my … Continue reading

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Clipping a Snowbird’s Wings

Sometime last winter I began thinking about how nice it would be someday when I’m older to spend the colder months of the year in a warmer climate. When I started casually thinking about where, I got it in my … Continue reading

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Winter’s Bright

More snow Friday and Sunday, but Milwaukee is getting lots of sunshine today. So often bright sun in winter means bitter cold, but today it’s pretty warm outside. I didn’t even need my scarf or gloves walking between buildings, although … Continue reading

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Nearly Sunset

Which is coming earlier and earlier every evening, thank goodness. Last week I noticed that for the first time this winter it wasn’t dark as I was leaving work. I took this picture on my way out the door this … Continue reading

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When you forecast the weather in Wisconsin

Milwaukee’s Fox 6 meteorologist Rob Haswell walks the talk😄  

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Approaching “Lake Effect” Snow

A high-pressure system to our north is causing a strong breeze to come in from the northeast. As the cold Canadian air crosses over the warmer water of Lake Michigan, it is picking up moisture, forming it into dark clouds … Continue reading

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