Cloudburst: A blog by students of AtSc 315 Broadcast Meteorology at UND
If youve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that there was a partial solar eclipse today over much of the US. Here in Grand Forks, ND, the eclipse began about 4:45pm CDT. While you should never look at the sun with the naked eye, you can view a solar eclipse by making a simple pinhole projector out of an ordinary shoe box (Directions here: http://www.timeanddate.com/eclip...
October 23, 2014 - 11:58pm
Levi's catching radius
While Ethan Hawke may not be one of my favorite all-time actors per se (the incomparable Daniel Day-Lewis and the intense Christian Bale may be notches above Hawke), I think he is the best studio talk show guest hands down. For the longest time, Terry Bradshaw was my favorite guest for his aw shucks approach on Jay Leno for so many years but there is a new unofficial holder of MII (most impress...
October 23, 2014 - 10:21pm
Lagniappe: a food blog
At the moment, I am in love with autumn.
Thats because its been a mostly sun-drenched, mild-temperature kind of autumn. I enjoy walking through the piles of leaves, which sound like cornflakes crunching under my feet. The view out the front window of my house, looking out at the brilliant leaves in the park across the street, makes me sigh at the wonder of it all. And I get a chuckle out of wat...
October 23, 2014 - 3:49pm
North Dakota Outdoors and beyond
Fall turkey licenses remain in Unit 25 for hunters who do not have a license, or for those who want additional licenses. Hunters are allowed a maximum of 15 licenses for the fall season.
Unit 25 covers McHenry County and portions of Pierce and Ward counties.
Resident and nonresident hunters canapply online, or print out an application to mail, at the Game and Fish Department website,gf.nd.gov...
October 23, 2014 - 10:54am
Knitting Up North
My knitting has been in a bit of a funk lately. Call it boredom, call it the ho hums, call it ennui. (great word, ennui, even if I have a hard time pronouncing it!) I just don't see a pattern that is really firing me up. My knitting is just "eh."
I love the yarn I have in my stash. I take it out (pet it a little) and look at it and troll the pattern search on Ravelry to find new patterns. I ...
October 23, 2014 - 2:38am