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Miami Bridge Collapse

My wife noted that yesterday’s bridge collapse near Miami, Florida was “horrible.” I think she’s right. What is certain at this point, Friday afternoon, a bit over 24 hours after the incident, is that a structure collapsed and people died. … Continue reading

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California Fires, 2017

The good news is that only a small fraction of California is on fire or incinerated. The bad news is that this year’s California wildfires have been big, destructive, and aren’t over yet. I’ll be talking about a few of … Continue reading

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Antarctic ‘Hot’ Spots

Some scientists say there’ll be more carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere this year. They may be right. I think the information’s interesting, and may be meaningful. But I’m pretty sure this isn’t a portent of doom. Neither is a new … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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