Friday, March 31, 2017

On the premature deaths of the daffodils

Many of them just bloomed too early, and were promptly killed by late-winter weather--there they lie, their stems snapped.

I hear tell that something similar happened in Washington, DC--the cherry blossoms bloomed about three weeks earlier than usual, and were wiped out by a cold snap, deriving most of the tourists of their jollies.

This doesn't bode well for agriculture.  Will our food prices suffer because of crop damage caused by constant temperature shifts in this neighborhood, not to mention a west coast that's gone from drought to downpours practically overnight?

Speaking of agriculture . . .

[To be continued after Shabbat]


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