Tag Archive: weather

Dec 09 2011

Long Week

OK, the pirate nutcracker is an almost complete non sequitur to anything that I might actually write about…but it just made me smile! Something about the eye patch and that he is holding his own little soldier nutcracker was silly enough to be enjoyable. Likely I am just loopy from too many days on the …

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Sep 06 2011

A Day of Difference

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Every once in a while I have the privilege of my job doing some vacation planning for me. Unfortunately the best laid plans… What you see above is the evidence of how depressed Lee really is and, tropical or not, this potentially neuter storm still had all the capabilities to have my family hiding inside …

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Aug 08 2011

Boy in a Plastic Bubble

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The boys over at Mintgadget have scored another jaw dropper on this one. Where do they find this stuff?

Jul 30 2011

Suggestions for Italia!?

So, can you keep a secret? I am in the early stages of plotting a trip to Italy for me and my wife. I am pretty sure she doesn’t actually read my blog, so I think I am safe in having part of this conversation right out here in the open. Sort of a “purloined …

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May 23 2011

Tornados

We know a little bit about tornados in the south. Every spring we ride the ragged edge of Oz and occasionally we are burned. Tuscaloosa understands. We saw the worst downtown tornado strike Nashville 15 years ago and I remember huddling with my children in an internal closet with the TV blasting in the next …

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Apr 27 2011

“Tornadic Activity”

After two touch downs of tornadoes in less than a week in our area I am SERIOUSLY considering getting a weather radio. Poking around on the web on weather radios has made me feel much better about my nerd to functional human ratio. If you thought computer geeks were at a fearful point on the …

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