Wednesday, March 01, 2006

In Like A Lamb

Mostly just ramblings today.

It's somewhat sunny out today. Chilly, but sunny. No storms. The leg doesn't hurt so much (but it predicts a shift in weather in the next 24-48 hrs). So this is the lamb - right? Meaning end of month should be a doozy.

I woke up w/"Lily of the West" playing in my head. I believe it's a Dylan song (Bob - not Thomas), though I've only heard Johnny Cash do it, then his daughter, Rosanne. By the time I got out of my car @ work, the song in my head morphed into "Troy" by Sinead O'Connor. This is what still resides in my grey matter.

Though I'll try to get the banner up in my blog (and it seems to take up a lot of bandwidth - making it slower for you to reach the sunny destination which is Blobby's Blog!), The United Coalition of Blogs for the Impeachment of George W. Bush is in full function.

The above is a noble, albeit doomed, endeavors. No republican congress is going to impeach one of their own. And even IF they did - at least Agnew resigned before Nixon was gonna get tossed. Giving Cheney the reigns (officially) would invariably be worse.


Anonymous said...

Honey, it's in like a lion, out like a lamb.

Would you like a little mint jelly with that?

Anonymous said...

I believe it to be "in like...." whatever the weather is like and then the end of the month would be the opposite of day one.

Anonymous said...

If you're saying "I believe" as in, "I believe in whatever I want.." then yes.

Otherwise, the proverb is "In Like a Lion, Out like a Lamb" as stated by the smarty pants at
Or these weather nerds at

Do you know the origin of the weather proverb about March, "in like a lion, out like a lamb"? For most locations, the average temperature at the end of the month is higher than at the beginning, so the proverb typically has some meteorological truth to it, but where did it come from?

The phrase apparently has its origins with the constellations Leo, the Lion, and Aries, the ram or lamb. It has to do with the relative positions of these constellations in the sky at the beginning and end of the month. But don't take my word for it, check out this illustrative cartoon from the Stargazer himself, Jack Horkheimer.

rebecca said...

Look fellas, the first snapdragons of the season!