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Who Turned off the Sun?

January 4, 2015

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‘Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy…’ – John Denver The weather in the waning days of 2014 and the beginning of this brand-new year has sucked the life right out of me. Seriously, it feels like the rain and grey skies have become vampires, only instead of blood, these vampires drain energy, the will […]

Ok-lahoma, Where the Wind Comes

May 20, 2013

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Back in 1990 I lived in Oklahoma, in a little town called Ardmore, situated midway between Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth. I was a single man, a boy really, old enough to join the US Army but not old enough to buy beer. One thing I took away from that experience, Oklahoma weather is scary […]

Groundhogs Are Bogus

February 2, 2012

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  Every year on this day a very special event occurs. In the sleepy little town of Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania the American tradition of using rodents to predict weather happens every February 2nd. From Wikipedia: According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day then spring will […]