Greetings, Tis the last day of May. Almost hard to believe that the summer season is already here. It's been an interesting month to say the least, especially in terms of weather. It's rained 17 of 31 days (and today still isn't over), as of this afternoon totaling 9.47". We've seen a fair amount of warm sunny days and stellar solar shows, countered by plenty of getting to personally know the clouds. Temperatures have ranged from 71 to 20. Winds have gone from nonexistent to the awesome force of near 90 mph. We've been covered up in snow, and seen the plant life grow frenetically. One typically expects June to be less diverse, but the way this year has gone, we'll just have to roll with whatever blows our way. Expect the unexpected, pack for anything, and enjoy it to the max anyways. The sun and clouds have been doing a tango all day on top of the mountain. We're enjoying the 50's at the moment, where it feels great in the light, but still a wee bit chilly in the shade. We reached 63 degrees for a high yesterday, getting down to 45 last night. There was no new precipitation despite watching storms pass over the Tennessee Valley to the north during supper time. Have a great rest of the day!