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Day 4 Storm chasing/sightseeing

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      7 comments

Day 4 Storm chasing: Yesterday we tried to chase a weak storm, but it fizzled out before we got there. So we did some sightseeing instead. We passed through Langtry, TX & stopped at the Judge Roy Bean museum and a cactus garden. Then we to... Read more

11:30pm lightning show (video blog)

Monday, May 14, 2012      6 comments

Here's a 2-minute video of the lightning show I referred to in the Day 3 Storm chasing blog. If you can wait out the long seconds of darkness, you'll see some beautiful lightening. Toward the end, our driver reminds me not to steady myself again... Read more

Day 3 Storm chasing: our first severe storm!

Monday, May 14, 2012      9 comments

Day 3 Storm chasing: Disclaimer - this is my personal experience as a student on this thunderstorm field studies lab class. My apologies to my fellow meteorology students, who really know what they are talking about, if I use incorrect terminolo... Read more

Day 2 Storm chasing

Sunday, May 13, 2012      4 comments

Day 2 Storm chasing: We drove from Overland Park, KS to Lubbock, TX - another 10 hour positioning day in the rolling meteorology lab. We had a delicious dinner at Cagle Steakhouse last night. The hours in the van are spent watching weather... Read more

Day 1 Storm chasing

Saturday, May 12, 2012      6 comments

Blogging is hard on a cellphone and it's using a lot of battery, so I'll be brief. Yesterday was a positioning day. We drove 10 hours to Overland Park, KS. We had steak dinner at Jess & Jim's steakhouse. We're on the road to Lubbock, T... Read more

Call me crazy, but I'm off to storm chase again!

Friday, May 11, 2012      4 comments

I'm doing it again! My Storm Chase/Thunderstorm Lab class is heading southwest Friday morning. We will stop at my professor's favorite restaurant, Jess 'n Jim's Steak House in Kansas City for dinner Friday night. We will spend the first few days... Read more

Day 128 Accountability

Friday, May 11, 2012      2 comments

Thursday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - 40 minutes stretching and physical therapy exercises. Today, I learned foam... Read more

Day 127 Accountability

Thursday, May 10, 2012      4 comments

Wednesday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - 20 minutes on the treadmill, 25 minutes stretching and physical therapy ex... Read more

Day 126 Accountability

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      7 comments

Tuesday -- I had a follow-up doctor appt for my knee tonight. I'm doing much better. He agreed to another 4-6 weeks of physical therapy, since that seems to be really helping. I told the doctor that I really want to do a triathlon this summ... Read more

Day 125 Accountability

Monday, May 07, 2012      5 comments

Monday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - 30-minute brisk walk, 15 mintues stretching & physical therapy exercises. ... Read more

Day 124 Accountability

Monday, May 07, 2012      5 comments

Sunday -- It poured down rain today, so I took my planned day of rest from exercise. Instead, I exercised my mind trying to figure out my new Smart phone, which is a lot smarter than me! I tried to use the website tutorials, but that got me... Read more

Day 123 Accountability

Sunday, May 06, 2012      3 comments

Saturday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - Planned day of rest, but made up for yesterday's unplanned day of rest by t... Read more

Day 122 Accountability & Weigh-in

Friday, May 04, 2012      5 comments

Friday -- Today is weigh-in day, and first Friday of the month is measure-in day. I am down 1 lb. from last week. As you may recall, my struggle with Easter candy and numerous birthday celebrations in April caused me to gain a couple of pou... Read more

Day 121 Accountability

Friday, May 04, 2012      5 comments

Thursday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - 45 minutes recumbent bike; 25 minutes stretching and physical therapy exerc... Read more

Day 120 Accountability

Thursday, May 03, 2012      3 comments

Wednesday -- emoticon1 - Exercise - 30 minutes recumbent bike; 45 minutes swimming. Read more


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