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My Week that Was, and Wonderfully Weird Worlds

Monday afternoon was sunny and warm. For central Minnesota in January. The high was around 32° Fahrenheit, 0° Celsius. Our sidewalk and driveway were free(ish) of snow, with a bit over a half-foot covering the yard. The weather station at … Continue reading

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Wind Chill Warning, and Our Furnace is Out

Friday morning. The weather station at Sauk Centre’s municipal airport has been offline for a few days. In places like, say, New York City or Seattle, I suspect this would be a “crisis.” Around here, it’s January. A bit more … Continue reading

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Wind Chill Warning, Weather Advisory, Health and Me

Saturday afternoon, my wife told me that I was staying inside for the weekend. She was right. A wind chill warning would be in effect until around midday Sunday. I’ve been experiencing ‘nothing serious’ for a week or so now. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend 2021: Puritans, Pandemic and Me

Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this week. Well, most Americans. Some folks in New England lamented injustices committed over the last few centuries. “Native American tribes are gathering in Plymouth to mourn on Thanksgiving” Associated Press, via NPR (November 25, 2021) Wisconsin: … Continue reading

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