Tag Archives: lightning

11 February 2013 – Benedict XVI announced abdication

In 2013, on this day 11 February, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Benedict XVI announced that he would abdicate. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about his resignation. There were several strange events that preceded his announcement. … Read More

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Lightning … from above!

No, you are above the lightning for a change. I found this at APOD.  Very cool. Explanation: Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA. The huge storm caused much damage and unfortunately some loss of life for … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Zuhlsdorf’s Law isn’t finished with me yet, CW, and Echolink

I told you last week about my ongoing travails with Zuhlsdorf’s Law. It’s isn’t quite done with me yet, I’m afraid. We had a big storm rip through here, a consequence of which was that a big pine tree I … Read More

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One Year Ago

One year ago today, Pope Benedict announced his resignation. It has been a crazy ride ever since! Remember what happened later that day? The photo from Agence France-Presse: The Holy Father: ipsissimis verbis… http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5_271es-StQ#!

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Benedict announces resignation and lightning strikes

On 11 February, the day Pope Benedict announced that he would resign, lightning struck St. Peter’s Basilica. The photo from Agence France-Presse:

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