wind

Get your guns clean while the wind is blowing

April 28, 2022 // 0 Comments

Now is not a great time to sight in a rifle. It’s just too windy. That wind will affect the flight of your bullets, so if you sight in now, your shots will be off when the [...]

Staying busy when it’s windy isn’t easy

April 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

They say it’s an ill wind that blows no good, and that you can make a sow’s ear into a silk purse. I don’t know about the second one, but there may be some truth to the [...]

Why is the wind forecast always spot-on?

April 12, 2022 // 0 Comments

The people who forecast the weather usually do a darn fine job of it. They say it’s going to snow, and it snows. They say it’s going to be sunny, and it’s sunny. They [...]

If you fish here in March, you know wind

March 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

If you fish in Wyoming, you have to deal with wind. It’s just part of the deal. I’m not a real good fly-caster on the best of days, let alone when the air’s moving at [...]

Welcome to spring

March 21, 2022 // 0 Comments

My calendar says today’s the first day of spring. I can’t remember if that means spring actually started late last night, or if it doesn’t start until midnight tonight. [...]

Wind is good for more than being annoying

March 9, 2022 // 0 Comments

It’s easy to cuss the wind. It blows drifts across your driveway, it makes an already cold day feel a whole lot colder, and it even rips the shingles off your roof. But [...]

Here comes March — hold onto your hat

February 28, 2022 // 0 Comments

It’s almost March, and that’s got me worried. We’ve had plenty of wind already this year, and March tends to be the windiest month of all. If what we’ve experienced [...]

Despite its annoying qualities, wind is good

February 17, 2022 // 0 Comments

I can think of a lot of things I’d like better than a 45 mph wind. Like a root canal with no anesthetic. Or a dinner of nothing but Brussels sprouts and chick peas. Yuck. [...]

Yes, I am a wimp when it comes to wind

January 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

For a guy who was born in Wyoming and has spent pretty close to his whole life here, I’m a big wimp when it comes to wind. I can take it for reasonably extended periods [...]
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