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… and in other news, the sky is still blue. I know this is the desert and everything, but I had kind of hoped to avoid feeling too much of the heat before I go home next month. Unfortunately, no such luck. The temperature is going to climb up into the mid 90s today, and [...]
Why is it that in my personal, professional, heck even with my hobbies, it seems like I spend such a large percentage of my time just putting out fires? Don’t get me wrong, I’m perfectly adept at handling problems … whether I had a hand in creating them or not. It would just be nice [...]
Happy Birthday Haley … your old dad loves you! p.s. I’m going to put a link to this on your facebook … hopefully it embarrasses me more than it embarrasses you. p.p.s. for those who don’t know my family, this is Haley: She turns 15 today.
Wow, these 12 hour shifts are a “blast”. It’s not that the work is any harder than usual; in fact, I’ve been actually getting to forecast weather instead of just doing admin weenie stuff, so it’s kind of fun. But, being there at work for half the day, doesn’t leave a lot of time for [...]
Paper does not go in the trash over here. Whenever we’re done with it, it goes in a box under the desk, and when the box is full, we take it out to the barrel and burn it. This happens about once every couple of weeks. Dave, our mid-shift forecaster, usually takes care of it. [...]
A little more fun with photoshop. This picture did start out as one of those bright orange susets … you know, when you point the camera directly at the setting sun and the whole sky is lit up like fire. (note to self: do not look through view finder when taking these type of shots; [...]