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By: hurricanecrab, 8:41 PM GMT on July 10, 2013
This blog is for the purpose of recording measurements of TS Chantal as it passes by my location (Cayman Islands).
Wind: 12 mph from the NE; occasional gusts of 18mph from the NE
BP: 1101 mb
Personal BP: 125/90
NEW! Cayman Islands radar. woo hoooo!
Link to .Cayman Islands Weather Service
As is always the case when ANY storm is in our area, I'll be staying up all...
Updated: 11:39 PM GMT on July 18, 2013
By: hurricanecrab, 8:23 PM GMT on June 24, 2012
Sometimes, you know, nature just up and smacks you in the face in a way that is wonderful and educational and enlightening. Nearly a month ago, a Bananaquit was trying to build a nest above the dual exterior lights outside our house. I personally thought that was an ill-advised spot, since it was facing the predominant wind direction. She would put up a couple of strands of dry foliage, and the wind would take it down. I thought I'd give her a hand, and I put...
Updated: 9:08 PM GMT on July 02, 2012
By: hurricanecrab, 2:59 AM GMT on May 14, 2012
Yep, it's been a while since I've fired up a blog. You never know what will spark de ol' synapses -- a smell, a memory, maybe just the crush and spray of the sea on your face on an overcast and otherwise ordinary day. Before you wonder if perhaps I've finally taken a seven pound coconut impact to the head, I'll tell you that I'm really no more daft than ever. Missed you my friends! There. That's a truth. Lotta strife out there in the big ol' world, ain't the...
Updated: 1:40 AM GMT on May 25, 2012
By: hurricanecrab, 2:55 PM GMT on November 05, 2009
Hiya Wunderfriends!I've been involved in a whole herd of post-Paloma tasks, as well as the installation of a new solar array, and haven't been around much. It goes slow. (momentary mantra -- Break Apart, TS Ida, we've had enough.... break apart, TS IDA, we've had enough). I've missed you all a LOT! Things are getting more to where I should have time to spend with my WU family soon. Okay. As many of you know, the wellness strategy of myself and m'Bride is t...
Updated: 1:58 AM GMT on January 21, 2010
By: hurricanecrab, 2:27 PM GMT on April 24, 2009
NEW - 20 Jul 2009 Immunity for Flu Vaccine Makers same story, different source Same story, different sourceNEW - 20 Jul 2009 1918 and 2009 H1N1 Similarities Confirm RecombinationHopefully, we will be able to choose whether to accept the H1N1 vaccine. Current rumblings about mandatory vaccination are considered "foilhead" talk by some. I hope that's true. Perhaps now is the time to research and decide on your own. We all want the best and safest thing for our...
Updated: 2:15 PM GMT on July 20, 2009