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Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!

My little brush with hurricane Isaac, and very close brush with a tornado it spawned, and the wreckage of the neighborhood where I was, made me especially interested in this image from Astronomy Pic of the Day:

Explanation: Should you … Continue reading

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It never rains, but it pours

The last week brought some of the more challenging days I have had in some years. I thought I would have a slight breather, but, no.
On Friday I made it to Florida to visit my mother for a bit. … Continue reading

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Help a parish in Indiana devastated by tornado – UPDATE

I had an UPDATE from Fr. Shaun Wittington of St. John’s Catholic Church, in Osgood, IN which was devastated by a recent storm.
Dear Friends in Christ,
Tonight has to be brief — today was the first day of carrying two cell … Continue reading

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Things Solar

There was a partial eclipse of the Sun today, Spaceweather reports, but you had to be in space to see it.  More precisely, you had to be the Solar Dynamics Observatory in geosynchronous orbit 36,000 km above the surface of … Continue reading

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Catholic Church destroyed by Tornado in Joplin, MO

Last night a large tornado tore into Joplin, MO.
A church was destroyed. The priest is, I hear, safe.

You might say a prayer for the priest and parishioners as they rebuild.
Sometimes a set back like this can result in a … Continue reading

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