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by Volkonski
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 202
Views: 8243

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......



I think this will stay north of our house.
by Volkonski
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 925
Views: 37648

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Mrs. V. Is in Manhattan meeting her sister for a Broadway show. She also took her good flute in for some adjustments. Just $450.00 worth. :? Trouble is there aren't many highly skilled flute artisans these days. They can charge high fees. :( I wasted my life going to college and being an engineer. I...
by Volkonski
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: School Violence
Replies: 236
Views: 14542

Re: School Violence

This back-to-school PSA from Sandy Hook Promise is a punch in the gut https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/09/18/this-back-to-school-psa-sandy-hook-promise-is-punch-gut/ Familiar back-to-school supplies such as pencils, scissors and gym socks are recast as emergency survival tools in a dev...
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: School Violence
Replies: 236
Views: 14542

Re: School Violence

A teen allegedly wanted to ‘shoot 400 people for fun.’ Cops found an AK-47 in her bedroom. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/09/17/alexis-wilson-mcalester-oklahoma-school-shooting-threat/?arc404=true Alexis Wilson was working an afternoon shift at the local Pizza Inn in McAlester, Okla., o...
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 202
Views: 8243

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Matt Lanza
@mattlanza
For those of you scoring at home...

10:59 AM: Life is wonderful.
11:00 AM: NHC upgrades to moderate development risk.
11:54 AM: NHC declares TD 11.
12:45 PM: NHC upgrades TD 11 to TS Imelda.
1:54 PM · Sep 17, 2019·TweetDeck
Imelda made landfall 45 minutes later.
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 202
Views: 8243

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......



Watching from the North Fork. So far Baytown has only received about 1.5" of rain and Cedar Bayou is behaving.
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 202
Views: 8243

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

City of Baytown - Government
1 hr ·
Tropical Storm Warnings are now in effect from Sargent to Port Bolivar. This will include southeast Harris and Chambers counties
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: School Violence
Replies: 236
Views: 14542

Re: School Violence

New horizons in bad taste. :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: Fred Guttenberg @fred_guttenberg · 3h Under what scenario could somebody think this was a good idea? This has me so upset. If any of my followers no anybody involved with this clothing line, please ask them to stop it immediately. ...
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 202
Views: 8243

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

TROPICAL STORM IMELDA

Image

Our Texas home is getting rain. :(
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Vaccines for All - Vaxers vs Antivaxers
Replies: 220
Views: 17111

Re: Vaccines for All - Vaxers vs Antivaxers

We got our old folks high dose flu vaccinations yesterday. :thumbs:

The new shingles vaccine remains unavailable. :(
by Volkonski
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."
Replies: 3163
Views: 173875

Re: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."

Rockland High Class of 1969 holds joyful 50th reunion https://www.patriotledger.com/blogs/20190916/rockland-high-class-of-1969-holds-joyful-50th-reunion Class member and reunion committee member Madeline Lannin-Cotton of Pembroke, an English/Journalism teacher and former girls basketball coach at t...
by Volkonski
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: College Affordability
Replies: 32
Views: 1115

Re: Issues 2020: College Affordability

At my 50th high school reunion I learned something about one of my former classmates (who did not attend) which surprised me. This classmate and I were quite close during elementary school thru high school. We didn't stay in touch afterward. A whiz at languages and an all round good student he was a...
by Volkonski
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8726
Views: 414935

Re: Another Shooting

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/injured-shooting-youth-football-game-texas-65628477 Authorities say a woman was struck in the leg and a girl was grazed in the back when shots rang out during the game among elementary school-aged children Sat...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Thank You With Lots of Love, Fogbow!
Replies: 39
Views: 757

Re: Thank You With Lots of Love, Fogbow!

Slim Cognito wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:36 pm
:grouphug:
:grouphug:
by Volkonski
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5342
Views: 228351

Re: Weather Alerts

by Volkonski
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."
Replies: 3163
Views: 173875

Re: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."

The ferry is almost empty on a Wednesday in mid September.


by Volkonski
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."
Replies: 3163
Views: 173875

Re: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."



Our cat's first ferry ride. :)
by Volkonski
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."
Replies: 3163
Views: 173875

Re: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."

On the ferry for Connecticut. Cape Cod here we come!
by Volkonski
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8726
Views: 414935

Re: Another Shooting

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