CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT

On these unseasonably warm January days, small talk about the weather quickly shifts to big talk about climate change. It’s certainly on my mind as of late. In early December, I attended a conference in Poughkeepsie about the impacts of climate change on the Hudson Valley. Some

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Record Temperature

A south wind blew out the fog this morning, wisping through the reeds and trees. When the fog bank cleared, a bald eagle appeared in the treetops. The sun also appeared from behind the clouds. By mid-afternoon, the thermometer outside the kitchen window read 70 degrees. The

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New Year's Day

A thick shroud of fog enveloped the lighthouse for most of the day today. Oftentimes, the fog was so dense that I could not even see the other side of the river. The air was completely still, and the surface of the water was mirror smooth. The

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New Year's Eve

It is a maritime tradition that whoever has watch on New Year’s Eve fill out the night’s logbook entry in rhyme. In that same vein, here is a rhyming re-cap of the final moments of 2006: Clouded moonlight casts an eerie glow and the clock on the

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Happy New Year!

After brief hiatus, the Keeper’s Logbook is back and with renewed vigor. Keeper’s Logbook is switching publishing formats. From now on, new posts will appear here at this URL. Posts from previous years will be archived at the original URL. Hopefully, the new year will bring plenty

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