Category Archives: weather

The ‘Fn’ Key

For the uninformed, ‘Fn’ stands for FUNCTION. But before I delve too far into the ‘Fn’ blog, a few important facts: I hate switching to daylight savings time. I loathe the switch to daylight savings time. I despise leaving standard … Continue reading

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2-a-Days

It’s that time of the year again. The temps are above 90 and I need to shower twice a day even if I’ve done nothing more strenuous than check the mail. I’m hoping the fact that I recycle aluminum cans … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time (Extended Version)

A cool thing happened to me this afternoon. I got a free large diet cherry-limeade from Sonic ’cause I was their “Customer of the Day.” I don’t know if it was random or because of my mad ordering skills, but … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20/200

All this scary weather coming through in the middle of the night reminded me of when I was growing up. In my parents’ house the kids’ bedrooms were upstairs. If there was a bad thunderstorm, my mom would come wake us up … Continue reading

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Crying For Me

A year ago tomorrow I woke up early, looking forward to the LSU vs. Alabama game. The crisp fall air made it the perfect day for gumbo and by noon I had nearly passed out from anticipation. This year it’s hot … Continue reading

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Ugly Wins

“Ugly Win.” I heard that a lot this weekend. I guess an ugly win is where instead of the smooth ride you expected, you get a much more difficult battle, but due to outstanding talent, magnanimous turnovers, or sheer good … Continue reading

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August At Last

This morning the sun stayed hidded behind puffy gray clouds, which meant that the temperature was a balmy 75 degrees. The humidity was approximately 110%, making the heat index a reasonable 98 at 7 am.  Perfect for weeding the flowerbeds. Well, okay. … Continue reading

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