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Blue Sky

During a stroll through the neighborhood, I was struck by the unusually rich blue tone of the sky. Was it due to less humidity in the air? Was the angle of the Sun a factor? Were there fewer pollutants swirling … Continue reading

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On The Prairie

I used to live in a tract apartment on Prairie Avenue. Although the building was of fairly recent build, it was of inferior construction and was poorly insulated. During especially cold nights, frost formed on the inside of outdoor facing … Continue reading

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Nebraska Admission Day 2022

Today is the 155th anniversary of Nebraska Statehood. This is a date that does not receive very much fanfare beyond quick mentions on newscasts; sometimes not even then. The only time our Admission Day was a big deal was in … Continue reading

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Rural/Urban Daydreaming

I’d like to get away from Nebraska for a few days, starting today. The urge has been bubbling below the surface for a couple of months, but erupted to the surface this morning. You might say this is an advanced … Continue reading

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Some Factoids About My Home State

This morning I replaced the batteries in the house’s thermostat as a safeguard to be sure the HVAC brings heat when needed. (Whoever thought it was a good idea to have battery powered, basic thermostats should have their heads examined.) … Continue reading

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That Wind

The snow followed the confines of the street as it flowed like a gentle creek from the northwest towards the east. The undulating, wavy pattern was mesmerizing. Next, a billowing cloud of snow appeared from the north like a tidal … Continue reading

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Nebraska Admission Day

Today is a red letter day in Nebraska–perhaps the reddest letter day in the state aside from opening day at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. It’s the anniversary of Nebraska’s admission into the Union on March 1, 1867. Anyone even remotely … Continue reading

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