hmmm… today in texas…

damn dog…

Today’s snow brought to us by…

Horses vs. Stuck Truck in PA Snowstorm 20140129

Interesting sight on the way to work in Central Pennsylvania.
Video by Joel Appleman, Susquehanna River Valley

The Sea Wing Disaster of 1890 by Fred Johnson @ GCHS Jan 26 2014

Fred Johnson, Red Wing historian introduces his new book on the Sea Wing Disaster that killed 98 people in Lake Pepin in 1890. About 50 minutes. Filmed at the Goodhue Co. History Society 1166 Oak St, Red Wing, MN 55066 (651) 388-6024. Fred’s book will be available in June/July 2014. Call the GCHS at 388-6024 for details. And of course you could pre-order and you could join the GCHS !!!

Roads Awful in Minnesota 1-26-14 Hwy Patrol Dashcam

Hwy 14 north of Plainview. Blowing snow causing drifts and poor visibility. Will worsen at night. No travel advised in SE Minnesota. Check 511mn.org for road conditions.

Aurora Time-lapse from Denmark, in Yellowstone

If you can’t see Auroras from where you are, you can borrow a scope over the web and see it that way (there are outfits that’ll rent you scheduled access from dark sky locations too) …”Jesper Grønne on 1/26/14 Denmark, camera in Yellowstone” really nice time-lapses too!!
“Details: A few hours ago, a bright display of Aurora turned up over Yellowstone. I am in Denmark, daylight and too far south – no problem, I made this time-lapse video from screenshots of the Canadian Space Agency AllSky Aurora camera: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronomy/auroramax/connect.asp
Link to video (2,5MB): http://groenne.eu/Yellowstone.mov

Thom Hartmann “The Crash of 2016”

Published on Dec 5, 2013

Looking at American history, Hartmann, host of The Big Picture, sees that roughly every four generations, catastrophe strikes. To avert the next economic and social disaster, he urges us to reject the destabilizing profit motives of corporations, and embrace the ideals of democratic civil values that once defined the nation.

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Hmmm…

Last Sunrise Over Red Cedar Lake 2013