Category Archives: weather

Warmer and Colder Temperartures

I’m a meteorologist and author (Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities), and I know I’ve said it, but, technically, temperatures cannot be warmer or colder. A temperature is a number, which means that it can be higher or lower, not … Continue reading

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Weather Whys in Bookstores

We can’t live on language and grammar alone, so please let me share my exciting news with you. My weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities is available in bookstores (and online) now. I think that anyone who’s interested in the … Continue reading

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A Chicken in Every Pot, and Weather Whys in Every Bathroom

As regular readers of the blog are undoubtedly aware by now, my weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities, will be in book stores in just a couple of days (March 2, to be exact). One of the advance-sale … Continue reading

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White Christmas and Global Warming

I know. I know. You’re thinking that this post has absolutely nothing to do with grammar or language, and I want to assure you that you are absolutely correct. It’s not relevant to the blog; it’s relevant to the blogger, … Continue reading

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Autumn in Central Pennsylvania

We thought we’d go off topic today and show you pictures of a historic weather event where we live. (Don’t forget about Paul’s weather blog, cloudyandcool.com, which focuses on weather from a national perspective, including several posts about weather forecasts for the 2009-2010 … Continue reading

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Getting Emotional

Humans are, by their nature, emotional beings, and the emotions we exhibit are numerous. Why is it then that we use the word emotional as a synonym for crying in many instances? A person who cries is described as someone … Continue reading

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Mac Versus PC, Weather

Everyone loves arguing about which type of computer  is better, Mac or PC, but now that Bill Gates has patents on a weather modification system (Hurricane-calming technology? Bill Gates has a plan), which computer giant would produce the best weather … Continue reading

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