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It’s Sunday. A day for rest and relaxation. The weather is absolute crap outside. Rain, wind, darkness, locusts, frogs and cats and dogs. The drear is definitely here. Streetlights come on at 4:30 p.m. and many of us aren’t even … Continue reading

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Day by day, the mercury in the thermometer falls a little farther down the graduated scale. These days, thermometers have alcohol inside for safety’s sake. It’s ethanol, just like what’s in beer. I’d venture to say that the liquid in … Continue reading

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Standard Time is now the new way of life. It will be really dark around supper time and will get darker earlier until just next month when it will get dark at noon. Gloom and doom is made a bit … Continue reading

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Here it is, the very last Sunday in October. The weather has changed and the temps are significantly lower. The days will get ever shorter until around December 21st when the sun will set just after 2 p.m. Make it … Continue reading

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We have a few days of decent weather remaining before the floor drops out. We still have some time before the costumed crumb crunchers come ringing the doorbell wanting treats. What about tricks? I will have a giant box of … Continue reading

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Halloween is a tad over two weeks away. Then November brings Thanksgiving with Christmas not too far behind. Hell, the weather is still kinda nice yet. How can we possibly think of the stressful times so far in the future?  … Continue reading

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There just may be a little bit of warm weather left on this Sunday in October. Maybe get the lawn mower winterized. Throw some StaBil or other gas treatment in the tank before putting her in the shed for the … Continue reading

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Summer and natural disaster season appear to be over. Three hurricanes and a couple of Mexican earthquakes have done their destruction leaving humans just enough time to get sheltered before winter hits. But that’s the least of their worries. They … Continue reading

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The dog days of summer are here and they’re going to last until next Wednesday at least. That’s when Mother Nature will realize she missed the autumnal equinox on September 21st (Bah-Di-Ah.) Next official seasonal change will be Halloween when … Continue reading

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The weather has been absolutely wonderful this last week. I’m wondering if we couldn’t give another couple of winds to the summer clock to make it last a bit longer. Maybe until after Halloween. Nice Cars Hardbody Honeys Cassini’s finale … Continue reading

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Sunday comes with cooler temps. Will we ever see 80° again? The days this last week were cool, breezy and clear, with large poofy clouds overhead. Beer stores have already taken in a supply of Oktoberfest brews and we’ll see … Continue reading

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Labor Day

This is it. The last day of the Labor Day weekend. This holiday is, for many, the psychological end of summer. Sort of a let down. The real let down will come in November when we change clocks to Standard … Continue reading

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We are right smack dab in the middle of the long Labor Day weekend. This is the day where Americans relax and enjoy the last long weekend of the warm weather season. You deserve this holiday. Therefore, you must take … Continue reading

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The days of summer are nearing the end and the temps tell the tale. Flatland has experienced mid to low 70s most of last week and the coolness will continue into this week. Labor Day is on the horizon and … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday, the eve of the Great Solar Eclipse which will probably blind a few Darwin Award candidates. If you are going to participate in watching the astronomical event, borrow a friend’s welding mask. Or just do the pinhole thing … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday and we are sitting fat, dumb and happy in the low 80s and loving it here in Flatland. No rain scheduled (predicted) until next Thursday. Indoors, on the desktop or laptop computer, it is equally nice. Because Slinks. … Continue reading

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