Excellence In Weather Broadcasting

download.jpgRush Limbaugh made it clear that the so-called hurricane named Irma was just a liberal plot to promote the liberal agenda, especially the climate change scam. Then he packed up his Palm Beach home and skedaddled for the left-coast. I guess the real question is which is the biggest blow-hard: Irma or Rusty?

It’s fascinating to hear the scientific analysis of a storm like Irma. It seems like the storm hung over the coast of Cuba a bit longer than expected which changed the angle taken up the length of Florida and caused a partial breakup of the eye-wall. This resulted in a diminution of the eye wall, a slowing of the storm’s forward motion, and it’s eventual downgrade while sparing major areas that were originally slated for major destruction.

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My Friend Irma

I’ve been collecting important papers for a trek north to Atlanta. I’m not sure this is necessary and it sure isn’t going to be fun, but my Son-In-Law says we’re headed for safety. In this area the power might go out in a stiff breeze so there’s a better chance to have lights to read a book, power to toast a burrito, and that glorious and addicting air-conditioning.

Let see: Passport, Last Will and Testament, Pink Slip, Dog Inoculation Record, iPhone, two-weeks worth of medicine, ten cans of dog food, The Collected Poems of Allen Ginsberg, sleep mask, C-Pap, … and the dog, of course.

 

Gone With the Wind

GWTWMy father told me about his watching the movie Gone With the Wind projected on a white sheet while the viewers leaned or sat on the railings around the commissary on a warm summer night. I think he was in the Army Air Corps at the time but this may well be a memory jumble and he might have just returned from a successful day of catfish wrangling when growing up in Oklahoma. I saw Gone With the Wind one Saturday morning at a restored mega-cinema houses on Hollywood Boulevard—the Egyptian, perhaps—when the restored (recolored) edition was first-run in the mid-60s.

Nowadays GWTW has played many, many times on television and anyone can own their own copy of the DVD for only a few dollars.

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