A sad, sad photo.

It was taken this evening, Thursday, August 28, 2014, and you can see the start of the leaves turning and falling to the ground. It’s still August! It’s still Summer! Where’s my Global Warming? It only reached 76º F today in Jim Thorpe, and the forecast is for tonight’s low to be 51º F . …

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Lowe’s beats expectations

From The Wall Street Journal: Lowe’s Profit Up 26%, Boosts Outlook Home Improvement Company Beats Analyst Expectations on Strong Demand By Saabira Chaudhuri | August 21, 2013, 7:04 a.m. ET Lowes Cos. fiscal second-quarter earnings jumped 26%, beating analyst expectations, as the home improvement retailer logged double-digit percentage growth in revenue, buoyed by an improving …

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Obligatory Winter Storm Nemo post

Sister Toldjah tweeted: This year, I think.RT @billhobbs: When did “they” start naming winter storms? Stop it. It’s stupid. — Sister Toldjah (@sistertoldjah) February 8, 2013   I guess that it’s a Weather Channel thing; I knew it was stupid when they got to “D” which they named Draco (Malfoy?) and “G” which they named …

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Being neighborly in Jim Thorpe

During yesterday’s snow, I shoveled my sidewalk. I also went down the street two houses, because the people living there are elderly, and I usually do their sidewalks for them. The (adult) children of the nearer of those people sometimes do my sidewalks, ever since I cleared theirs during a big storm when I had …

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Your Editor, belching hydrocarbons into the atmosphere!

We got 4½ inches of snow in beautiful Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, today. Your Editor had thought that he would manage to keep the snowfall to a dusting by having prepared the snow-blower in advance: pumping up the low tires, fueling the machine, and starting it last night, before the snow was supposed to begin. Our …

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