Category Archives: weather

Infinite Temperature

Last night I went to a physics lecture hosted by the Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy (MIRA). Was There A Single Big Bang? is the title of the presentation given by Dr. Brian G. Keating of UC San Diego. … Continue reading

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Mama Told Me Not To Come

I have a pre-existing condition. I dislike flying in general, and United Airlines (Stroopwaffles notwithstanding) in particular– see 2016: https://oldhwysixwest.wordpress.com/2016/08/12/i-do-not-endorse-this-theme-park After 2 (two, T-W-O, more than 1) 3-hour layovers (love you, IAH for your work friendly gates; DEN, you and … Continue reading

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Raining in My Heart

August. Here we are again. The last week in August. Years of storms and heartbreak. The memories pile up like ruined furniture and moldy refrigerators on sludge-covered sidewalks. Sharing our loss makes the burden almost bearable. We experience moments of … Continue reading

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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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