Saturday, August 31, 2013

Long weekends... ahhhh

I always dreaded Labor Day because we had to go back to school the next day after having three months off...

What is Labor Day?

For most people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer.

The first Monday of September is set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894.

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I'm hoping I can find a decent avocado and whip up some guacamole.

Friday, August 30, 2013

August 2013 - No complaints here!

We just noticed that there is a new weather system out there, Invest 96L. Here's an image from last night (Aug 29, 2013) at 8:00pm.

Invest 96L - Aug 29, 2013 20:00 EDT

Not so bad for us but perhaps not so good for those in the Canary Islands.

Dr. Jeff Masters' Wonderblog had a couple of interesting things today:
The end of August is upon us, and with just one day remaining in the month, the remarkably quiet Atlantic hurricane season of 2013 is highly likely to be just the 6th season since the Hurricane Hunters began flying in 1944 without a hurricane forming by the end of August (the other years: 2002, 2001, 1988, 1984, and 1967.) Although there have been two tropical storms in August (Erin and Fernand), these storms were weak and short-lived, and August 2013 had one of the lowest Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) totals on record for an August in the Atlantic... [more]
Color me a happy camper!

Monday, August 26, 2013

Keep the dream

Wow, 50 years... you'd think we'd be farther along...

Everyone should watch this once and a while to keep their dream alive and make a reality.

If you want a shorter version (5:18), CLICK HERE

Friday, August 02, 2013

FREE First Timers Guide to Mexico from Latitude 38

I haven't looked at this yet but I decided to download it now while I'm thinking about it and puruse it later.

Latitude 38's First Timers Guide to Mexico


I've downloaded this to my desktop and I will upload it to my Amazon Kindle Cloud via email so we can then download it to our Kindle devices (Kindle, Android tablets).