hurricane havoc

beauty and destruction; one year after hurricane ivan. the rebar (wirey stuff) was part of a beach pavilion. the sand looks kind of dirty/rocky because it has chunks of concrete, asphalt, and who knows what else in it. I didn’t get a good photo of the sand cleaning machine. Yes, hurricanes are devastating, but it is kind of nature’s way of housekeeping. In some places, ...

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sister’s day?

Ok, this site doesn’t include sister’s day (august 8) but is a nifty little tool to see holidays all around the world. According to hallmark (inventor of holidays…ok, that is a joke!) august 8 is both sister’s day and friendship day, which is kind of fitting because my sis is probably truly my best friend in the whole world. I know I’m lucky although she ...

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My God, what have we done?

My God, what have we done? — Robert Lewis, the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb. Today is Hiroshima Day which commemorates the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, 8/6/1945. Nagasaki was bombed on Aug. 9. Here are some interesting links I came across. Re/Sources: About: Development of atomic weapons http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa050300a.htm/ Recent photos of Hiroshima ...

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