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Little Schools

Little Schools
It was a bit nippy out this morning when noticing it hovering around 25 degrees as I headed towards the Downtown. I arrived a bit early, just so to check emails that had arrived after hours yesterday, … continue reading

Making Iowa Greater

Making Iowa Greater
Unfortunately we didn't have a repeat of yesterday's weather, but at least the weekend was beyond our expectations which made today's all the more tolerable. It looks like we may be having a repeat we … continue reading

The Pygmalion Effect

The Pygmalion Effect
I was expecting more of a delightful day temperature-wise, but unfortunately that cold wind wasn't helping with our warming trend which was supposed to start taking place. By the time mid-afternoon ro … continue reading

Hybridization of Evil

Hybridization of Evil
Once the temps moved above freezing, everyone seemed to have wider smiles and lighter steps. Yes, in spite of some opposing opinions, our North Iowa weather does have more negative psychological effec … continue reading

Big-boned Bully

Big-boned Bully
Fortunately it was only minus nine degrees this morning instead of the eleven to thirteen below that was earlier predicted. With the sun shining and no wind blowing, made it all the more tolerable thr … continue reading

Reeling Forward

Reeling Forward
Someday soon, this snow is all going to melt away, and in its place, there'll be fresh green grass and smiling blossoms, but until then, we must trod along and remain diligent with keeping ourselves w … continue reading

Alliant Energy’s Warehouse

Alliant Energy’s Warehouse
Oh how quickly the mid-afternoon suddenly turned wicked with the light snow being blown about by such a strong north wind. Isn't it amazing how quickly North Iowa's weather changes, and it almost alwa … continue reading

Flame Thrower

Flame Thrower
Welcome to February! And what a welcome it was with the clouds having finally floated off and allowing the sun to fill us with its warming light. Yes, I feel Spring around the corner, and all the more … continue reading

Shame and Pain

Shame and Pain
The first order of my day, was to get my rear parking lot cleared of all the snow that was so rudely pushed onto it by inconsiderate others. Oh well, it's now back to where it's useable. Even when I w … continue reading

The Wrong Way

The Wrong Way
It appears we're heading into another band of snow showers, but at least the temps are going to be much warmer than they were last weekend. Even though we're not supposed to get as much as we did last … continue reading