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On A Hot Summer Day

  When I heard the forecast for today’s high of 97 degree (Fahrenheit), I almost did not want to get out of my bed. But then again for tomorrow and  the day after, the temperature will remain about the same … Continue reading

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“Keep Planting” 

  Admittedly among all the climate change related catastrophes around the world, one couldn’t help but feel a bit anxious.  What is happening:  extreme heat in US Pacific Northwest, wildfires in California, floods in Europe and China, unstable currents in … Continue reading

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AMOC Gone Wrong?

AMOC stands for the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, commonly known as the Gulf Stream.  It is an important part of our ecology and history.  Many lives depend on it.  But now due to climate change, the Gulf Stream is flowing … Continue reading

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Succumbing To The Weather

  “Carrying your own weather” is a nice concept advocated by Stephen Covey of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People fame.  The concept centers on our proactive choice and ability to shape our destiny.  It is something I endeavor … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Aug 2021

Say hello to August.  With all the record hot temperatures we’ve been having (in the Norther Hemisphere), I hope the hottest day is behind us already.  A cooler temperature may lessen the wildfires on the west, and for me, offers … Continue reading

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Olympic Dishonesty

  It is hot & humid here in Washington DC with temperature in the low 90’s and Dew Point 71 degree Fahrenheit.  But in comparison, I feel a lot worse for the athletes competing in the Tokyo summer Olympics.  Because … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 11 Jul 2021

Be comfortable in one’s own skin and finding our places in the world are two personal  goals of mine.  The former is pretty much there since I’m retired and less likely to change how I conduct myself.  The later is … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 4 Jul 2021

Happy Fourth! America.  Yes the Coronavirus pandemic is still with us, but there are lots to be happy on this holiday. For one, almost 60% of all adults in the US are fully vaccinated and 67% had got at least … Continue reading

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The Afternoon Rainstorm

  The pitter pater sound from the afternoon rain coming in through the open window is accompanied by a moist breeze.  A signal that a relief from this heat is forthcoming? It’s July. And my mind is transported by the … Continue reading

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A Heat Run Challenge

  The status board in front of a local community center says “85 degree” as I glanced up while running this morning.  It was hot. Sweats was dripping down my eyebrows as I pressed my soaked legs forward. My run … Continue reading

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