Archive for April 2017

March for Science, Earth Day

March for Science, Earth Day
It was a beautiful day on Planet Earth, and the people came out to march for science, for the planet, for the future. In Chicago, an estimated 40,000 people joined marchers in over 500 cities. Estimated 40,000 in Chicago join more than 500 cities across the United States and the world in March for Science... Read more »

Are you ready for severe weather season?

Are you ready for severe weather season?
As I write this, it’s Friday, a sunny April day. After days of wind and rain and  rain mixed with snow, the weekend ahead looks wonderful. But severe weather season has already started. While Chicago had wind and rain, there were tornadoes in Oklahoma and Missouri. Three veteran storm chasers lost their lives chasing a tornado in Texas.... Read more »

No fooling, here comes the sun

No fooling, here comes the sun
After days of gray sky and rain, here comes the sun! An umbrella is necessary here, and it is always a challenge if one does not have a proper raincoat. By this I mean something waterproof.  Maybe something  with a hood. Preferably black. Such things exist, I have seen them, but they are not easy to find.... Read more »
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