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Clouds and Weather Predictions

Cumulonibus Have you ever wondered how to predict the weather by watching the clouds? Yesterday I wrote on how recognize the basic cloud types, and today I want to share what each type of cloud has to say about the … Continue reading

Failing to Expect the Obvious…and Getting Prepared for Next Time!

                  In Puntarenas, Costa Rica, you can walk right off the ship,  and there are excellent beaches close by, so it was a little hard to resist just spending the day swimming.  However, we wanted some adventure we couldn’t experience … Continue reading

The Armstrong Archives (91): The Highs and Lows of Residency Grind

Saturday, August 23, 1980 We made it down to Daytona in a record twenty-four hours! I had twenty-eight hours of tapes to keep the fans content, and Jonny Brown Bear played on our laps or sat in his car seat. … Continue reading

Misty Mackinac Island Memories

Alan’s birthday is June 5, so I usually take him to Mackinac Island in time for the June lilac festival, which lasts 10 days (for 2013 about June 6-16).  However, this year I saw an incredible promo in “Travel Zoo” … Continue reading

My Head in the Clouds: Learning to Recognize Cloud Types

Perhaps my earliest childhood fantasy was wishing to build a castle in the clouds, and to this day I am fascinated by the ever-changing cloudscapes when I fly.I finally decided to do a little cloudology, and I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

Hubble Space Telescope: Best Pictures

Below are my favorites from the “Top Ten” most amazing photographs taken by the Hubble Telescope over the last sixteen years. Quote: “They illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful.” “The  Sombrero  Galaxy … Continue reading

Waimea Canyon: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Can’t Go Any Further

Did you know there’s such a place as “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific?” It was so named by Mark Twain over a hundred years ago, but it sprang into glowing reality for me personally just recently while visiting Hawaii’s … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (205): Clear as the Sun

Song of Solomon 6:10 “Clear as the sun.” What a challenge! As I study this magnificent book, I am acutely aware of two things: first, Solomon is writing about a real person; and second, in a deeper sense, the Lord … Continue reading

Best Remedy for Sunburn

With July coming this week and the weatherman promising soaring temperatures, I thought it might be a good time to share a story about a friend of mine (not one living here in GR) who was out working in the … Continue reading

Losing Sight of Water

For November, the weather has been spectacular lately. It was 76° and 75° the past two days under an intensely blue sky! The oaks out our back window shone like burnished brass, and in the golden glow of the late … Continue reading