Information on working terriers, dogs, natural history, hunting, and the environment, with occasional political commentary as I see fit. This web log is associated with the Terrierman.com web site.
Friday, July 18, 2014
These are the Dog Days
In July and early August, the Dog Star, Sirius, rises and sets with the sun. Once upon a time, folks thought the combined effect of light from Sirius and the sun brought the heat of summer. Now we know it's because God simply turns up the heat