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Too Many Warnings

It had to happen. Sooner or later, the news had to come out. That Joplin, MO was nearly eradicated earlier this year was a tragic event. The news that came out recently – that the sirens were ignored by many … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

I thought this was something all of us should be thinking about. If not actually doing it, at least thinking about it and knowing where all this stuff is.

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Weather Conversion Chart

This handy conversion chart gives a good idea of why I’m so thrilled when the weather gets cold…  And why I’m so impatient with school “late starts” and cancellations: Chicago temperature conversion chart… 60° F: Arizonans shiver uncontrollably; people in Chicago sunbathe. 50° … Continue reading

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Hoarfrost

Last week, much of the Midwest enjoyed a LOT of fog (I say “enjoyed” because what else are you going to do?  Gripe?  Doesn’t make it go away, so you might as well find something to enjoy about it), and … Continue reading

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