Tag Archives: winter

There’s a Star in the East

Long winter nights. Crisp clear skies. Denser colder atmosphere. These are a few of my favorite things during the winter months and they add up to darker skies and brighter stars.  This weekend also has a few things going for … Continue reading

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Merry Bowlingmas

Welcome to my annual roasting of my building’s attempts at modern art holiday decorating.  When I showed my husband this year’s photo, his first words were: “Bowling pins?” I had to concede his point.  At least this year the dominant … Continue reading

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The Case of the Vanishing January

Today is the 22nd of January and of 2016.  I woke up this morning to a bitter cold Friday, to the prospect of working through most of the weekend.  Not the best way to start your day.  A huge project … Continue reading

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Sun Dogs on Snow Day

The day after the Kansas City metro area got nearly a foot of snow dumped on it, I ventured out to return to work.  Most of the local schools and some businesses remained closed that day, but not my employer … Continue reading

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Article: Snow headed to Kansas City Tuesday – KansasCity.com

Snow headed to Kansas City Tuesday – KansasCity.com http://www.kansascity.com/2014/02/02/4793267/snow-headed-to-kansas-city-tuesday.html I guess it was too much to hope for a winter without a dreadful and stressful commute. Keeping my fingers crossed for closures at work. Posted from WordPress for Android via … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2013! Welcome 2014!

Happy New Year! I wish you all the best for the coming year. Peace, Hope & Grace, Jon Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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The Sky this Week: December 20–29, 2013 | Astronomy.com

http://www.astronomy.com/observing/sky-this-week/2013/12/december-2029-2013 Giving equal time to the other astronomy publication. Also interesting for those of us in the Central time zone,  Winter begins at 11:11 am tomorrow. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, … Continue reading

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