January 16, 2022

It was too cold for a full-scale sunrise run this morning, but I bundled up for a short walk to a vantage point.

I liked the view out over the frost-coated cattails...

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The extra steam from the University power plant did the diffusion work normally performed by clouds...

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You can see all the clear sky...

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Meade was waiting for me in the truck, and he took this shot as the sun broke through...

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He assures me that I am in that picture. 

Here's how the breakthrough of the sun looked to me....

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32 comments:

Lem said...

"Some COVID patients still infectious after more than 2 months, study warns" 😬

Bill R said...

Meade was waiting for me in the truck....

Smart man, that Meade.

Lem said...

Business Insider: "A massive asteroid the size of the Empire State Building is about to pass Earth."

Don't Look Up (Netflix)

rehajm said...

"Some COVID patients still infectious after more than 2 months, study warns" 😬

Wow. Imagine how long they’d be infectious if they weren’t vaccinated…🤪

Scot said...

YOW!

These pix are November-worthy.

The first pic, I see a Greek phalanx forming up, preparing to march across the ice & capture the sacred dome through which the rising sun will reveal its glory upon the Temple of Althouse in a few days. If Zeus can keep the pesky Nephele out of the way.

gilbar said...

Sott said ...
If Zeus can keep the pesky Nephele out of the way.


what the Helle are you talking about?

rehajm said...

So I had to drive to Charleston late last week. On the way home a late model pickup stopped at the intersection. There was a small grill in the back, tucked up against the cab…and it was smoking. The fella driving had the window down and chomping a cigar.

The man was driving around and smoking a brisket. WTF!?! and…Props.

tim in vermont said...

I am glad that the NFL added all of the extra games nobody cares about outside of the cities involved.

Clyde said...

The terrorist at the Texas synagogue has been identified as "British citizen" Malik Faisal Akram. This is sort of like those "Florida Man" stories where we later learn the person had moved here from some place Up North before doing whatever stupid thing he did to made the news.

"Biden said the suspect had only been in the country for a couple of weeks, and spent at least one night in a homeless shelter," the story says. Gee, how did he get here? Was it with a legal visa? Or was he one of the hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who have swarmed across our unguarded southern border and resettled by Biden's minions across the country in the dead of night? I would like to know exactly how this "British citizen" got here.

Lem said...

"British Citizen" can only mean insurrectionist.

Rosalyn C. said...

I checked the photo and there is one figure out there. Probably you, who else?

I was struck by how young Woody Allen looked in the clip you posted yesterday. They both looked so young, like children. Of course they looked like adults at the time I first saw the movie. At the same time though looking at the clip now, Allen, or his character, seemed like a very old man. It's like he's always been "old" his whole life. So in hindsight I'm not surprised he decided to pick a much younger partner who was less worldly wise. That took a lot of guts imo.

I don't know if the claims made against him by Dylan Farrow were true, but I kind of give him the benefit of the doubt given the extreme influence Mia held over her children and that Dylan was seven at the time of the accusation, and how infuriated Mia would have been at the thought of her former boyfriend, Woody Allen, being involved romantically with one of her children.

schmu said...

The suspect was a British citizen wearing a bowler hat and armed with a rolled up umbrella. When captured by the police, he said "Cor, blimey gov'ner. It's a fair cop!".

rehajm said...

In cruel neutrality news SNL spent most of this week’s episode ripping on feckless Democrats.

You heard it here…not at all…

rehajm said...

On Biden's first day in office, he revoked multiple Trump orders on enhanced vetting of foreign nationals traveling to the United States

Owen said...

That's not steam from the power plant, you know. It's CARBON. PURE CARBON. CHOKING THE PLANET WITH GREENHOUSE GAS.

Don't you feel a little guilty at contributing to the agonizing death of Gaia?

/sarc

Bender said...

SF really trying their hardest to lose.

Bender said...

Instead Dak Prescott screws the pooch.

Mason G said...

Too bad they couldn't both lose.

WestVirginiaRebel said...

Will Hollywood's new rules kill Hollywood?
https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/hollywoods-new-rules

WestVirginiaRebel said...

Because, beer:
https://phys.org/news/2022-01-fossil-nevada-brewer-beer.html

WestVirginiaRebel said...

A substitute teacher claims she was fired for not meowing to a student who said he identified as a cat:
https://www.allsides.com/news/2022-01-16-0835/teacher-alleges-she-was-fired-not-meowing-back-student-who-identifies-cat

MadisonMan said...

I can only say I am tired of being cold.

WestVirginiaRebel said...

San Francisco, whaaaa?

exhelodrvr1 said...

Poor Jerry Jones!

Tank said...

Eagles and Cowboys both lose!

Yay!

Misery loves company.

Giants’ fan.

rcocean said...

More from Adam Kinzinger (Pillar of Democracy and "christian") on Jan 6th:

They’re angry. Everybody’s breaching the Capitol and it’s mob violence, right? It’s mob action. You get, you get caught up – you can see it in the videos. Somebody was blowing a shofar, which is a, you know, a horn for a military advance. I mean, you see crazy stuff like that. People – as a Christian myself, watching people singing hymns and saying prayers in the Senate chamber while doing this mission was especially offensive. I think some people got caught up in the moment.

So hold on there Adam. They were singing Christian Hymn's and Praying, yet you wanted to shoot them down with your Gun. And you're happy they're rotting away in Jail for tresspassing while Antifa got fines after trying to storm the White House and injuring 25 Secret Service agents.

This guy hangs himself with own words. He's a complete fake and a clown. Like all Never Trumpers. What grift will he do next? CNN?

rcocean said...

Maybe that's one reason why DoJ doesn't want to release the thousands of feet of Jan 6th footage. Because it would show the "RIOTERS" praying and singing Christan Hymns.

Lurker21 said...

The most common use of the shofar for the past few millennia probably hasn't been to signal a military advance.

Singing hymns and saying prayers in the Senate chamber is also benign compared to a lot of the other stuff that goes on there.



Your pictures look positively post-apocalyptic, like you're living in Chernobyl and looking out over the Pripet Marshes.

Snowpocalypse is moving eastward, even as we speak.

walter said...

Shofar, so good.
Kudos to Biden's medical team for filling him with piss and vinegar.
Impressive energy.
"COUNT!!! the vote."

Mike of Snoqualmie said...

Adam Kinzinger is a neobarbarian. He's going along with the Democrats' lies that J6 was Trump's fault when we've seen FBI agitators like Ray Epps and John Sullivan cheering the crowd to invade the Capitol. He's condemning all Republicans to appease his Democrat masters. Unfortunately for him, his Demo buddies gerrymandered him out of his district. We won't have Adam around to kick any more after Jan 20, 2023. Boo hoo!

BUMBLE BEE said...

Hey Mike of Snoqualmie while cooking the other day I flashed on one of my early TV heroes, The Galloping Gourmet, Graham Kerr. He happens to be a not too distant neighbor of yours.
https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/former-tv-chef-graham-kerr-has-a-different-message-now/
So glad to see him thriving!

Mike of Snoqualmie said...

The Skagit Valley is lovely area. They do a tulip festival in mid-April. The valley is just covered in tulips. People travel there to see them, eat and have a good time.