Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ferndale, California 5.7 magnitude Earthquake

According to KTLA Television News, last night,  at 8:54 PM, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast at Ferndale, California, 25 Miles South of Eureka.  People experienced moderate shaking, light damage.  Although it occurred in … Continue reading

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A Close Encounter with the Asteroid 2004 BL86 on Monday January 26

According to today’s edition of  EarthSky, Asteroid 2004 BL86 will flyby Earth on Monday, January 26, at 9:20 AM Pacific Standard Time.  It will pass by Earth at 745,000 miles.  You might be able to see it with a large … Continue reading

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Left Right Center…What does it mean? Not what you think

“…there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong…”  H.L. Mencken The building in the picture is the Palais Bourbon, Paris, France where the National Assembly meets.  The National Assembly is the national legislature … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in Connecticut

Nine days ago, a 3.3 Richter scale magnitude Earthquake struck Eastern Connecticut near the town of Wauregan and near the Rhode Island border early in the morning.    I’m sure this came as quite a shock to people there.  I … Continue reading

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In memory of Richard M. Rollo, Sr. 1-14-1912 – 11-30-98

Today would have been my father’s 103 Birthday. Part of his life ran parallel to the story in the Catrobat.  In his memory, here is a song by Judy Garland he often whistled when he was working…at least the first … Continue reading

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R.I.P.

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Another 3.5 Magnitude earthquake near Irving, Texas

Once again there was an Earthquake in the Dallas area of  Texas.  The Magnitude was 3.5 and it was about 3 miles East NorthEast of Irving Texas.  It was about 3 miles down in the ground. Several things should be … Continue reading

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