Spring Is In The Air

2013-04-26 10:48:23.000 – Marty,  Summit Cat

Marty Enjoying The Spring Weather

A big hearty meow from your favorite summit cat Marty! After a long winter spring seems to be making its way back to the summit of Mount Washington. The observers have been saying that the Mount Washington Auto Road has been working hard to clear the snow off the road so they can open soon and the Cog Railway is planning on opening this weekend. Before we know it all summit entities, the Auto Road , Cog Railway , and the Sherman Adams building will be open and you, my adoring fans can make your way back to visit me. Let’s be honest, I know I am really the main attraction.

This past Wednesday was a purr-fect spring day with a high of 48 degrees with light winds and clear skies. It was the nicest day of the year to date, at least that I can remember. It was even so nice I went outside to explore the summit cone and see if any vermin have been trying to get into the Sherman Adams building. After my inspection it seems that they have learned from their missing peers and are staying out. It’s great to see, but now it will be harder to lose my winter belly. Observer Ryan told me I’m going to have to go back to the Cat-kins diet.

To read more about what I’ve been up to, check out my “Marty’s Mewsings” article in this upcoming summer’s Windswept . In addition to my article there are several other great articles about the weather and life on the summit at the Mount Washington Observatory’s . Plus purr special request, there is a great article on visibility and what landmarks the Observers use to judge the visibility from the summit. If you don’t receive the Windswept newsletter and want to, all you have to do is become a Member of the Mount Washington Observatory and you’ll start to receive the newsletter plus many other great benefits.

That’s all I have for meow. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone on the summit.

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Marty,  Summit Cat

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