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Texas Power Failure: Winter Storm Uri (and Minnesota)

A winter storm was moving across North America a couple weeks back. By February 15, when The Texas Tribune posted Miguel Gutierrez Jr.’s photo of Austin’s Interstate 35 near Stassney Lane, we were dealing with sub-zero (Fahrenheit) temperatures and serious … Continue reading

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Sauk Centre’s Adoration Chapel: (Not) Back to Normal

My town’s Eucharistic Adoration chapel isn’t back to normal. But it’s getting there. We’ve been limited to scheduled folks only, two individuals/households max, with face masks, using hand sanitizer and keeping six feet apart. Now it’s the same thing, but … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Snow, and Inauguration Day Looming

It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon here in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. It’s 8°F outside, -13°C. At that temperature, water is a mineral. Which is normal for this time of year here in central Minnesota. The sun is setting, which again is … Continue reading

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The Winter Storm Continues, But Not Here

And now it’s Friday morning. I’ve written, briefly, about the weather and vaguely-related topics for three days now: “A Winter Weather Advisory, Next Morning’s Progress” (January 14, 2021) “A Winter Weather Advisory, Forecasts and Making Sense” (January 13, 2021) The … Continue reading

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