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September 25, 2005

Pictures of Rita

Hurricane Rita hurled clouds across much of the central US today as it weakened into a tropical storm, then a depression. Where I was in northeastern Oklahoma (marked on the Google Earth image at right with a pin placemark) the cloud cover provided a spectacular, fiery sunset (see bottom picture). Click on either picture to […]

September 24, 2005

Tracking Rita

With Hurricane Rita making landfall in Texas and Louisiana tonight, I’ve been scouring the Web for everything and anything to shed more light on what’s going on this instant. Thought I’d share some top picks for tracking the storm and its effects in case others in Net land were in the same proverbial boat. The […]

September 24, 2005

Busy signals as Rita threatens

For anyone wanting to cut to the chase rather than read the Reuters/Yahoo blurb on busy signals as Hurricane Rita approaches: Cell voice connections are usually harder to get in emergency situations than a connection to send an SMS. The next time you’re getting out of Dodge, text somebody. Gives a new meaning to “Let […]

September 29, 2005

Summer slips into Fall

I try to get outside for a 2-3 mile walk every day. This gives me a chance to clear my mind, get a little exercise, and enjoy being offline and out in the wilds for a little while. One of the best things about these walks is getting to watch as the seasons pass from […]

September 25, 2005


Last night as I was writing about “Tracking Rita“, a lot of other people had her on their mind, too. And they blogged it, pushing the latest update from CNN to the top of the News heap: My first Topnorati. Snap!