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55th Anniversary of Hurricane Donna

On the morning of September 10, 1960, Hurricane Donna came roaring through the Florida Keys as it began its rampage up the east coast of the United States.  666 more words


Blessings of the Bighorns

As I sit writing this blog at the kitchen table of my RV, a gale is blowing outside my window. The trees are doing back bends as families of tumbleweeds fly by. 1,502 more words

Traveling Cross Country

55th Anniversary of first WSR-57 radar commissioning

Aviation building with a radome on top (NWS Miami)

On June 26, 1959 the first operational Weather Surveillance Radar version 1957 (WSR-57) was commissioned at Miami’s Weather Bureau office.  142 more words


Hurricane Sandy Smashes Ocean Wave Records.


Monster waves hit two New York harbors Oct. 29 due to Hurricane Sandy, putting the superstorm in the record books yet again. 306 more words


From Donna to Sandy- A Precautionary Tale

Fifty two years and 7 weeks later, my hometown of Rockaway Beach is ravaged by the ‘storm of the century’. Technically that would be this century. 378 more words


My Old Man and the Sea

It’s that time of year again. My favorite holiday is almost here—February 15th. Yes, I know most non-single people tend to prefer the 14th, but I live for the day when all that leftover chocolate goes on sale for 50-80% off. 2,599 more words