Monthly Archives: June 2011

Should Dogs Be Buckled Up When Riding in the Car?

It’s easy to look back and remember a time when no one was required to use a seat belt when riding. My parents took us on long road trips every summer, and my brother and I rolled around loose in … Continue reading

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Map: Los Alamos National Lab and Bandelier Nat’l Monument Threatened by New Mexico Wildfire

The lab at Los Alamos, New Mexico, is where our nation’s first atomic weapons were built. It continues to be a home to some of our nation’s brightest minds, about 15,000 of them, working in 2,000 different buildings in an … Continue reading

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The asteroid that came close but didn’t hit the earth today

Several years ago, when I lived in Memphis, Tennessee, and was a member of the Memphis Archeological and Geological Society, (and yes, I’m aware of the fact that I’m a total nerd, but hey, nerds rule)… but as I was … Continue reading

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No Fireworks Show This 4th of July in The Woodlands

Well, it’s just sad, but we knew this was coming. Everything is so very dry, I’m glad common sense prevailed. All other activities will go on as scheduled. I don’t know about you, but I’m going to hose down my … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Parade in The Woodlands

Sounds like fun! See below: The annual South Montgomery County 4th of July Parade is set for Monday, July 4th at 9 a.m. in The Woodlands Town Center. The theme is “Celebrating the American Dream” with Kevin Saunders, Paralympian and Stacy Brown, … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfire Update 6/27/11

The bit of rain we had last week helped the firefighters in East Texas, but as you can see from the list below, the rest of the state was not so lucky. Here’s the latest from the Texas Forest Service: Wildfire … Continue reading

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The Most Remarkable Weather Events of 2010-2011

Was it the hottest, coldest, wettest, driest, stormiest, wildest weather on record? Well, you can decide for yourself. I happened across this most interesting blog post today with lots of charts and stats for you. If you’re the least bit … Continue reading

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