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by HeatherGray
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4079
Views: 143790

Re: Weather Alerts

tek wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:08 am
-17F

OK, I've had enough.
I just read a LiveJournal post by someone in Maine who water keeps water in a glass by her bed at night. It froze.
by HeatherGray
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff
Replies: 342
Views: 8310

Re: Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff

Chilidog wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:13 am
Just out of curiosity, if Trump were to physically assault her, how would the Secret Service respond?
I imagine they would do what I do when our Miniature Schnauzer and Boston Terrier try to start something: I get between them and give the instigator a dirty look.
by HeatherGray
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Bundy Ranch/Malheur NWR
Topic: Bundy related gossip and discussion
Replies: 10537
Views: 593720

Re: Bundy related gossip and discussion

Duane Ehmer was apparently kicked by a horse. Not Hellboy, but a horse named ‘Bunny’ whose IQ probably eclipses Duane Ehmer’s. Ol' Duane was in his full stars and stripes regalia, several layers thick, so he didn't feel a thing, most likely. I wonder if his underwear is made out of American flags? ...
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 6544
Views: 267132

Re: Another Shooting

Kendra wrote:
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:44 am
:crying: :crying:

I hate this thread...
Sometimes I have to stop reading it because I get so anxious after doing so.
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 6544
Views: 267132

Re: Another Shooting

Kendra wrote:
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:25 am


:crying: :crying:
Update from Douglas County Sheriff twitter feed:

by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 6544
Views: 267132

Re: Another Shooting

Kendra wrote:
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:25 am


:crying: :crying:
That's approximately forty miles due north of our house.
by HeatherGray
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Sarah Palin (R-Nobody) 2016
Replies: 638
Views: 34997

Re: Sarah Palin (R-Nobody) 2016

ZekeB wrote:
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:45 am
I don't think the people of Alaska knew how off the rails Palin was until she became a regular feature on the national news.
I've two sisters in law who live in or near Homer, Alaska. When McCain picked Palin, their eyes were rolling so hard via email and telephone one could practically hear it.
by HeatherGray
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

https://twitter.com/ai6yrham/status/941409630390910976 https://twitter.com/ai6yrham/status/941411976021815296 https://twitter.com/ai6yrham/status/941412736788865024 Reminds me of the day when the Waldo Canyon fire crossed the ridge and came down into the Mountain Shadows suburb of Colorado Springs....
by HeatherGray
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

I found this answer on Quora: (I had guessed this myself.)

https://www.quora.com/Why-cant-sea-wate ... guish-fire

2. Sea water cannot be used to put out forest fires / wild fires because the salinity is detrimental to plant life in general.
by HeatherGray
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

https://twitter.com/ai6yrham/status/940759605642084352 :( And part of the problem is that even without a red flag warning, the monster fires make their own weather, as they kept telling us during the Hayman fire, the Waldo Canyon fire, and the Black Forest fire. (Though I am not sure that the Black...
by HeatherGray
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Don't You Think He Looks Tired?
Replies: 87
Views: 2598

Re: Don't You Think He Looks Tired?

I’m off the TIA wagon and back onto the loose-fitting lower dentures wagon. Saw an article recently which quoted a dentist quoting another dentist who did veneers, implants and whitening. Trump was a constant customer. Constant. Every two weeks. The recommended time between veneer replacements is 3...
by HeatherGray
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

My sister lives in Encino. I checked the wildfire status this morning and didn't see a mention of Skirball then. A friend at agility practice mentioned a wildfire near the Getty so I checked when I got home. Then I texted my sister. She says there is a lot of smoke and soot, and that she will start ...
by HeatherGray
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Bundy Ranch/Malheur NWR
Topic: Bundy related gossip and discussion
Replies: 10537
Views: 593720

Re: Bundy related gossip and discussion

Only a poot would forget their tabs were expired. WA gives lots of advance notice, plus doesn't she have a husband at home to take care of these things? https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=329144727489322&id=100011813922844&pnref=story Here in Colorado they give plenty advance notice,...
by HeatherGray
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Gavin Seim
Replies: 2164
Views: 110076

Re: Gavin Seim

Even if Gavin Slime does have all the necessary paperwork to re-enter the country, he's going to cause an incident at the border, because that's what he does. With his camera rolling and in full indignant mode, of course. So we will no doubt get our :popcorn: out of it. Border officers everywhere a...
by HeatherGray
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Manafort/Gates Indictment and Who's Up Next?
Replies: 184
Views: 5494

Re: Manafort/Gates Indictment and Who's Up Next?

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:19 pm
I voted Flynn/s and peripheral.

There are still some more surprises in Mueller's briefcase.
I voted for Flynn as well. He seems to be the favorite at present.
by HeatherGray
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

Much improved containment numbers reached overnight. 7:45 a.m. Wildfire devastating Napa County grows more than 4,000 acres overnight: The Atlas Fire burning through Napa County and spreading to Solano County reached 48,228 acres Friday morning, blackening more than 4,000 acres overnight, according...
by HeatherGray
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: All Dogz Worthy
Replies: 1681
Views: 83573

Re: All Dogz Worthy

This neuroscientist knows what your dog is thinking (it’s sweet) http://www.postandcourier.com/nyt/this-neuroscientist-knows-what-your-dog-is-thinking-it-s/article_26b29027-e191-53d8-bf7b-d779cb16086b.html Dr. Gregory Berns, 53, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta, spends his days scann...
by HeatherGray
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Fogbow Arts and Crafts Club
Replies: 483
Views: 16745

Re: Fogbow Arts and Crafts Club

Gorgeous, Sugar.
by HeatherGray
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5608
Views: 229890

Re: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

Humans are now under-performing AI systems at facial recognition, according to a BBC broadcast. Ash Carter and I once talked a bit about AI systems in the service of "Star Wars." He was not a strong believer. In fact, he told me to draw my gun if somebody says AI seriously. He may well have changed...
by HeatherGray
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Happy Things Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 1943

Re: The Happy Things Thread

I thought we could use this again. I had to dig it out, but here goes. I have a happy today. I just set up a Amtrak trip next summer with our eight-year-old granddaughter. She has been on several day trips with us, but she has been wanting so badly to do an overnight trip. We are going to take her ...
by HeatherGray
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose - From Africa via Leeward to Florida And ???
Replies: 363
Views: 12386

Re: Hurricane Irma and maybe Jose - From Africa to ???

After Tuesday morning reconnaissance: Hurricane Irma Special Discussion Number 25 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112017 800 AM AST Tue Sep 05 2017 This special advisory is being issued to increase the initial and forecast intensity of Irma. NOAA and U.S. Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft...
by HeatherGray
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

Here in Colorado Springs, the haze is so bad that the Fire Departments and television news stations are posting tweets that there are no active fires nearby. I can smell smoke when I go outside. Earlier, visibility was less than one mile from our deck. It's a little better now, but still very smoky....
by HeatherGray
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 1171
Views: 46838

Re: Fire!

Since we were in California in May and June, I've been keeping an eye on the fires out there. Earlier the way we went into Yosemite was closed just a few weeks after we left there. And now much more recently another fire has closed the other direction. Actually, I've seen at least three different f...
by HeatherGray
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 6083
Views: 206630

Re: President Trump

I've despised him since he first came to my attention. Hey, I hated Trump before hating Trump was a thing! I'm a trendsetter! Same here. But back then I could simply change the channel, and Trump moved immediately out of my world. My choice. No harm, no foul. Now, even if I change the channel, Trum...

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