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“The Tears of St. Lawrence” – annual Perseid Metor Shower

The famous Perseid Meteor Shower falls are the time of the Feast of St. Lawrence.  Thus, they are called the “Tears of St. Lawrence”. From SpaceWeather: PERSEID METEOR SHOWER–THIS WEEK: Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, … Continue reading

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SOLAR FLARE ALERT! But don’t worry, because “Firedrake Keeps You Safe”! (Short Wave and Ham Radio Fun)

A convergence of events drives me yet again to post, on this bloggily-productive day. First, a TEOTWAWKI Solar Flare, Coronal Mass Ejection and resulting grid killing EMP may be coming…. From SpaceWeather: ACTIVE SUNSPOT: One of the biggest sunspots of … Continue reading

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The aftermath of Sandy: How are you doing?

I was pretty concerned about lots of you on the East coast of the USA when Sandy was coming. I am not following American news much at the moment, but comments suggest that some people are just getting power back … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas Owen, martyr

The 2005 Roman Martyrology has this entry: 7. Londinii in Anglia, sancti Nicholai Owen, religiosi e Societate Iesu et martyris, qui multos annos latebras pro sacerdotibus condendis exstruxit, quapropter sub Iacobo rege Primo incarceratus et gravissime tortus, demum in eculeum … Continue reading

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