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Predicting Weather by the Signs: The Singing of the Katydids

Here in the Southern mountains, the old-timers (and many young people as well) still predict the weather by “the signs,” that is, the signs found in nature.   229 more words


St Swithun's day is true more often than you would think

I originally posted this on Blogger in 2012 and noticed it had lost its graphic so I thought I would rework it again for WordPress! 404 more words


Weather lore: The Borrowed Days

The month of March which is noted for its winds has passed, as the saying goes “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb… 155 more words

Pholklore, Phact & Phiction - Weather Lore

Photo courtesy of Wildlifeart89 in WetCanvas Reference Library

The month of March will arrive tomorrow all around the world. Perhaps it is already March 1st in your corner of the world. 240 more words


The March comes in like a lion myth

It’s a wet morning at the end of February so I thought I would dispel the myth of the old weather lore that says “ 659 more words


Frost and a Cloudy Sky

I love old weather lore, and I love it even more when it seems to work!

This was the view off my back porch this morning before precipitation started coming down. 200 more words

Odds & Ends

Old CLC's Weather Almanack

The mining engineer Richard Inwards (1840–1937) was a widely travelled man. We have reissued two of his books: The Temple of the Andes (1884) and the second edition (1893) of… 881 more words