Isaac takes aim – look out New Orleans and Biloxi

The track models have all been pointing to the Gulf coast rather than central Florida, this plot of 10 meter wind velocity through August 31st is from WeatherBell’s newly setup HWRF model website by hurricane expert Dr. Ryan Maue: The brown colors near the eye indicate sustained wind speeds of 100 to 130 knots (115…

Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon: 1930-2012

UPDATE: As a boy of 11 years old, I watched much of this in utter awe as many of you did on that Sunday in July, 1969. It is well worth watching again. I get choked up just watching. America has just lost its most heroic son. I’m sad. It is doubly sad that America’s…

Stalking the Wild Hiatus

I’ll be out of contact for the next couple of weeks. I’m going to investigate the climatic conditions on the Black Rock dry lake bed in Nevada… … if anyone is going to be there, you can find me at the Skinny Kitty Teahouse. (shown below in 2011) C’mon by for a cup of tea.…