Category: "Announcements"

Story of Snow - Simplified Chinese edition

April 6th, 2016
Story of Snow - Simplified Chinese edition
A few copies of the simplified Chinese Edition of The Story of Snow arrived at my house a few days ago - here's what it looks like: The Story of Snow was originally published over 6 years ago (October, 2009) - so it's great to see continued developments… more »

100 Snowflake Photos

January 27th, 2015
I recently put together a new collection of 100 snowflake photos. The gallery ranges from some of the first photos I made (on film) in 1999 through photos made in early 2015. If you are interested in seeing more snowflake photos, follow this link: 100… more »

2013 Snow Crystal Photos

February 8th, 2013
¬† In the last few weeks, the winter of 2012/13 has been pretty good for snow crystal photos. Below is one sample, and you can see a full set of this season's photos on my flickr account -… more »

2013 Louis J. Battan Award

November 3rd, 2012
The Story of Snow has received the 2013 Louis J. Battan Award from the American Meteorological Society. From the society's website: The Louis J. Battan Author's Award - K-12 The Louis J. Battan Author's Award - K-12 is presented to the author(s) of… more »

Book Signing at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

November 30th, 2011
On Saturday, December 10, the Kalamazoo Nature Center will host the 2011 Buy Local Art & Gift Fair. Lots of artists this year and a really fun event. I will be on hand to sign copies of The Story of Snow from 1-3 PM. For more details, click here. If you… more »

Groundhog Day Blizzard - 2011

February 2nd, 2011
We had a blizzard last night. (By 'we' I mean the mid section of the continental United States. ) Here in Michigan it started in the early evening, quickly accelerated, and lingered on till around noon today. At least a foot of snow fell overnight and… more »

First Snow Crystal Photos of 2010 / 11

December 7th, 2010
Hard to believe that one week ago today it was a balmy 53 degrees and warm gentle breezes were pushing the last fall leaves around on the sidewalks. The temperatures have dropped, the lake effect snow has begun, and here we are on December 6, with the… more »

2011 AAAS/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize Nominee.

October 10th, 2010
The Story of Snow¬† has been nominated as a finalist in the has for the 2011 AAAS /Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Excellence in Science Books.(AAAS stands for American Association for the Advancement of Science.) Nice to learn about this on the… more »