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Last summer we had a bad thunderstorm that knocked out our electricity for several hours. After the storm ended, I was talking to my neighbor on my porch when a tiny black kitten came running up ...
by Dovie
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 06:13 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
We had a shot of colder air this weekend. Not cold like many of you experience, I understand! But it required a small adjustment on our part all the same. My favorite time of year is autumn with ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
The NY Times this morning carries the following headline: Dubai’s Hotel Boom Has Designer Labels The air-conditioning vents in the Palazzo Versace hotel here zigzag like the Versace design. ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 09:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
HEET [Home Energy Efficiency Team http://www.heetma.com ], a Cambridge, MA nonprofit which organizes public weatherization parties and barnraisings, is crowd funding a natural gas leak monitoring ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 08:16 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Cindy Taylor reported on February 3rd that the price of one gallon of propane heating fuel was up to $5.00 on the reservation. Please be assured that even a donation of just $5.00 will help. ...
by weck
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 62 Recommends
by carolanne
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 82 Recommends
The Australian Open tennis tournament is one of 4 of the prestigious Grand Slam tournaments along with, The French Open, The US Open and Wimbledon. Though athletes endure games that are played in ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 04:16 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Here in metro Detroit we've not been above zero for the last day, we've gotten 2 foot plus snow drifts, and schools have been cancelled for tomorrow already, making them cancelled for 3 days in a row.
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 04:06 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit awhile and let us know what is new with you. It has been hot and humid here and that always ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 01:02 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A Baltimore family is grieving after their 16-month-old daughter died yesterday afternoon. She went into cardiac arrest after being left in a car for four hours in scorching heat . "Somebody don't ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Good Morning and Welcome To MOT-Morning Open Thread I know that facing a winter in the northern climes will test a person's stamina in a multitude of ways and not that it makes me a veteran, but ...
by JaxDem
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 03:30 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Hello fellow Kossacks. It's time once again to put aside our stresses over everyday life and politics and bask in our favorite music. Please join me below.
by RockyMtnLib
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Droughts are a serious concern in New Mexico: http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/article_36bbe242-e83f-5190-97cd-9427521a6675....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I have started a series (started in November) to highlight local solutions around the world that directly face up to global warming while also helping people locally. Two recent studies re-inspired ...
by mole333
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 06:49 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Today, we continue and finish our simmering tour of the Big Valley straddling Nevada and California. This setting truly has it all, including one of the most clear and majestic celestial displays ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 07:36 AM PST with 59 Recommends
When you think of this national park, what comes to mind? For instance, this view:
by richholtzin
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 69 Recommends
I have never REALLY known cold. I am a middle class white American of Jewish background. The house in which I grew up had an old oil burner, for which fuel had to be delivered. It heated hot ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 109 Recommends
For most of the country, it's Thanksgiving Day. People are indoors, warm and safe, enjoying good food and the company of family and friends. I think it's pretty safe to say that anyone here ...
by Aji
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 92 Recommends
(Crossposted at Firedoglake and at Voices on the Square ) OK, so you would think there would be some sort of publicly-voiced concern about this little matter of the Earth turning into Venus during ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
If there is a road to Hell it is I-40 into Needles, California. The combination of intense desert heat and Colorado river valley humidity streaming from the steaming Gulf of California makes it, ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 174 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 12:12 PM PDT with 360 Recommends