January 2011

How’s That Cedar Now?

January 20, 2011

The last time I put together a graph like this showing the cedar counts in the Austin area I got feedback that it was pretty useful. Or at least interesting. So I thought I might update it. That incredible spike the week before last coincides with the news coverage on the record cedar levels. You […]

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Burning Down the Trees

January 12, 2011

I am not now, nor have I ever been allergic to cedar pollen. To understand any of the rest that follows here, you must be clear on this point. On a rare warm June day in historic Cambridge, Massachusetts, I found myself wandering the streets enjoying the all too elusive sunshine. Just hanging around, eating […]

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Are You Allergic to Cedar?

January 3, 2011

I often hear people wondering if their allergy symptoms are caused by cedar pollen. The¬†definitive¬†answer is available via scratch test from a doctor who specializes in allergies. But a pretty good hint might come from how bad your symptoms are relative to cedar pollen levels. Have a look at the graph below (you can click […]

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