Monthly Archives: January 2018

Wed. Jan. 31, 2018 – Big moon, SOTU, meh

I did spend a minute or two looking at the full moon last night. After early poor conditions with haze and clouds, the air cleared and the moon looked pretty good. It didn’t seem especially big, or special but was … Continue reading

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Tues. Jan 30, 2018 And we’re 1/12 of the way thru the year

So quickly does time fly. One month of 2018 already gone. 40F and clear this morning. Beautifully clear last night. Looked at the full moon thru binoculars with the 6 yo. She walked 20 feet across the yard “so it … Continue reading

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Monday Jan. 29, 2018 Buenos Dias amigos

Whooo, cold this am. Currently 39F and damp. Clear skies so maybe it will warm up. Yesterday fooled me. It was shirtsleeves weather by the afternoon, and I was buying seeds at Lowes while picking up the rat traps. Time … Continue reading

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Sun. Jan. 28, 2018 Guten morgen

59F and 99%RH this morning in Houston. Drizzle, grey, and squishy saturated ground. Localized heavy rain yesterday led to flood watch and flash flood warnings. Ah, life in a swamp…. n

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Sat. Jan. 27th, 2018. Morning open

Got a bunch of kid stuff this am, so here’s the open…. n

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Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018 Finally Friday

It has been a long week. Busy weekend of work and family ahead too, but at least the weather should be a bit better. 53F and mostly clear in Houston today. I took a look at my citrus trees and … Continue reading

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Thur. Jan. 25th, 2018 In a world gone mad…

Firstly, there appear to be some issues with wordpress this morning. If you don’t get the result you expect from the site, reload. 40F and still outside, with mostly clear skies. Beautiful orange and pinks with glowing cirrus and chemtrails … Continue reading

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Wed, Jan. 24th, 2018 Many thanks

Thanks to everyone who shared a bit yesterday and Monday. Sharing makes the burden just a little bit lighter. 40F this morning and damp here in Houston. Our short reprieve from the cold seems to have ended. The apple trees … Continue reading

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Tues. Jan. 23, 2018 – Visitation today, if you are in the area

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Family 115 Crossfield Ridge Ct Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27127 There will be no formal services. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Alleghany County Public Library 115 Atwood Street Sparta, NC 28675.   … Continue reading

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Mon. Jan. 22, 2018 Beginning of a sad week

While we mourn the passing of our friend, let’s take time to remember the impact he had on us and others, (publicly or privately) and celebrate the achievements and successes of his life. nick ADDED- my plan at the moment- … Continue reading

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