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NASA | Temperature Data: 1880-2011

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy: RAIN!

So much rain — a welcome event in these drought-ridden parts!

Officially, the nearest weather station recorded 3.60 inches of rain yesterday.  I forgot to empty my rain gauge from the rains earlier this week, so mine may be… Continue reading

Wind Map

This makes my little heart go pitter-patter!  (Do click on the link below to see what I mean!).

“An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a… Continue reading

Ooh, It’s Winter!

Frozen precipitation in Austin! I guess we are to have a few moments of winter after all!

Air Conditioning in January???

I really don’t remember ever having to turn the A/C on in January before!  Insane! It used to be June, then May, then April.  Last year, we even had to use it in February. Though, this year,… Continue reading

80 degrees F on Thanksgiving? Ugh!

We had an early family thanksgiving today in Boerne TX (about 2 hrs. away).  It was over 80 degrees out, and we ate outside.  Somehow it just doesn’t seem right for it to still be hot when you’re… Continue reading

October and it’s Still in the 90’s

102 degrees at the end of September!

Fires in Bastrop

Very worried about the fires in Central Texas today. I awoke to a fire engine screaming down our street today.  300 homes have already burned in Bastrop, and there are at least two more areas in the Austin area… Continue reading

109 degrees today – In the SHADE!

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Gallery of Photos

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Random Quote

“Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.”
- George Carlin