Monthly Archives: February 2013

DIY Boats, Camp Sailers

” Wherever we want to go, we’ll go. That’s what a ship is, you know. It’s not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails, that’s what a ship needs but what a ship is… Freedom. ” … Continue reading

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BacK To The Boats

After the fire in the sky, One reported on the 13th and the second reported on the 15th, Well It’s time to put some quality time in on the boats and the trip preparations. I’ve had no luck as of … Continue reading

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I Told You So

Space Weather News for Feb. 15, 2013 http://spaceweather.com RUSSIAN METEOR EXPLOSION: Today, Feb. 15th, a meteor exploded in the daytime skies of Chelyabinsk, Russian.  Shock waves from the blast shattered windows in many buildings and sent onlookers to the hospital … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Campfire stories, Hazardous Weather, Predictions, SPACE | 1 Comment

Happy Asteroid Day

This one is so close, You can throw rocks at it. ASTEROID FLYBY: At 9:30 am on Friday, Feb. 15th, asteroid 2012 DA14 will fly past Earth only 17,200 miles above our planet’s surface. This will put it well inside … Continue reading

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River Trip

I got my first prep for the river trip in the mail yesterday. a spanking brand new wet suit from Dive Masters. It was an year end closeout for last years model. No big, and it is warm. I put … Continue reading

Posted in Boats, DIY, Flooding, frugal, Hazardous Weather, Homebrew, Kayak, Preparations, Water Safety | 4 Comments

SOLAR RADIO BURST

Via: Spaceweather.  http://spaceweather.com/ Yesterday, Feb. 2nd, the solar activity forecast called for “quiet.” In fact, says amateur radio astronomer Thomas Ashcraft, “it was really loud. There were several strong solar radio emissions including one super-strong Type III burst at 1954 … Continue reading

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Kayak Wanted, Barter Oppertunity

WaterQuest Aruba 10′ Kayak Wanted Yeppers, that one of those wallyworld cheap types. I need a cheapo to trash on until I get my wood Kayak built. Wally world also has some of those other cheapo ones that fit the … Continue reading

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