I live near Tomball, Texas (30 miles NW of Houston), and will write about whatever comes to mind. You've been warned.
By: jeffs713, 2:56 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
So after a bit of a hiatus (also known as "nursing school" and "working as an RN"), I'm back to posting here on WU (at least part-time).
Going forward, I'm likely going to keep my posts related to some random combination of health topics, gardening, and severe events of concern in the Houston-Tomball area.
With all that said, and without further adieu...
Here are some pictures of the yard slav... I mean yard ...
Updated: 2:57 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
By: jeffs713, 12:38 PM GMT on August 23, 2012
Hello everyone!As some of you may know, I am currently a nursing student, and I've been here a while. With a storm now looking to be a major threat, I noticed there isn't much solid info (and a lot of terrible info) about injuries during and after a hurricane - and how to treat them. So... I'd like to gather some info on what kind of injuries are usually seen during and after a hurricane, that are treatable with first aid. My concept is to gather this info, and ...
Updated: 2:56 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
By: jeffs713, 3:54 PM GMT on April 11, 2012
Last year was my first year for a full-fledged garden at my house, and even with the drought, I received some decent crops. Last year, I planted -Strawberries (they started out well, but ended up getting roasted)Onions (decent production, but rather small... but according to my wife, they tasted great)Sweet Banana Peppers (did OK, were rather leggy, though)Creole Tomatoes (did VERY well, lots of production, and tasted incredible)Cucumbers (terrible production, did...
Updated: 7:29 PM GMT on April 23, 2012
By: jeffs713, 8:54 PM GMT on March 28, 2011
2011 Guide to WeatherUnderground Hurricane Forecastersver. 1.0As the 2011 hurricane season is approaching, here is a handy guide for everyone going over the different types of forecasters here on the site, and some common quotes from each of them:Wishcasters - they wish storms to hit somewhere, preferably near them - "This chart has the storm going SW to hit here on the coast, which happens to be 10 miles from my house."Eastcasters - they see every wobble as a defin...
Updated: 2:03 PM GMT on June 20, 2011
By: jeffs713, 5:55 PM GMT on November 24, 2010
Global Warming (GW) - It’s a common buzzword of many scientists, economists, political pundits, weather fanatics, and leaders of industry. Get 10 people in a room, ask them to talk about global warming, and you will get 200 opinions. So what theory is right? What theory is wrong? Why does everyone get so bent out of shape?Everyone gets bent out of shape because they want to be right. They want to show everyone that they are right. The stakes are HUGE, and th...