Poor Will's Miami Valley Almanack

Poor Will's Miami Valley Almanack

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Poor Will's Almanack: February 9 - 15, 2016

In his essay, "The Landscape of Home," David Sopher writes how a person "becomes ... a geographer of the micro-region... putting together...a mental compos...

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Poor Will's Almanack: February 2 - 8, 2016

As February begins, natural history shows the growing power of the spring. The year is gathering a momentum in which every sound and movement carries...

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Poor Will's Almanack: January 26 – February 1 , 2016

Late winter begins today throughout the United States. In the South, the early wildflowers start to bloom; in the North, the January thaw forecasts spri...

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Poor Will's Almanack: January 19 - 25, 2016

The Sun enters its sign of Aquarius tomorrow, the 20th, foreshadowing late winter. I look around to see what that means here around me: Starlings whist...

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Poor Will's Almanack: January 12 - 18, 2016

The moon turned new just a few days ago, and now that moon, the Skunk Mating Moon, encourages skunks and other small mammals to break from their winter...

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Poor Will's Almanack: January 5 - 11, 2016

Although the second week of deep winter is often marked by severe weather and a landscape either dull and brown or hidden by snow, its nature can be...

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Poor Will's Almanack: December 29, 2015 - January 4, 2016

Each season is the sum of its parts, and deep winter is defined by five major cold waves in much of the country. The first of these weather systems...

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Poor Will's Almanack: December 22 - 28, 2015

Today is the winter solstice. Well, it actually occurred at 11:48 last night where I live, and so I know the from astronomers the exact minute that the...

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Poor Will's Almanack: December 15 - 21, 2015

Not so long ago, I took Bella, my ancient border collie, for a short outing to a pond close by my village. The wind was quiet and the water smooth at...

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Poor Will's Almanack: December 8 - 14, 2015

The sun now reaches slightly more than one degree from its lowest position in the sky. Its declination stays within a degree of solstice until January...

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