January 2018 archive

Jan 13

Old Friends

A few months before the holidays, I made plans to meet-up with a few old friends for dinner. For many people the holiday season is usually too busy with family and sometimes work related celebrations, so we set the date for early in the new year. My old childhood pal, Quinn, with whom I share …

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Jan 07

The night sky in winter.

The night sky in winter seems more majestic than any other time of year. On a clear winter night, if you can stand the cold, it is a great time to get out and look up! Follow this link to read about what’s up in the night skies of January. Here is a lesser known …

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Jan 06

Bitter cold start to the new year.

  This first week of the new year has been quite cold. We’ve had sub-freezing temperatures for more than a week and a bit of snow. The snow was mostly blown into drifts, as the winds were intense for several days in a row. Wind combined with very cold temperatures pose serious risk to …

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