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Category: outside

Visualizing the Weather

To satisfy my obsession with the weather, I made a little Javascript visualization of Environment Canada's weather data: it creates a nice chart summarizing temperatures and precipitation over a year. Here's the write-up.

The Trip

An old friend and I did a road trip around the Olympic Peninsula and talked of many things.

Ailanthus Rising

Tree of Heaven. Ghetto Palm. *Ailanthus altissima*. It turns out I've been living under, and around, these notorious and beautiful trees for years. Recently I learned to see them, and to appreciate their incredible determination to survive, no matter how hostile the ground.