The Three Chilly Saints

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Mamertus, Pancras, and Gervais were three early Christian saints. Because their feast days, on May 11, 12, and 13th. According to folklore The period from May 12 to May 15 was noted to bring a brief spell of colder weather … Continued

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United States Weather Forecasting

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Ben Franklin was the first to conjecture that weather systems move from west to east or southwest to northeast. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson observed chronicled weather information dealing with historical weather events An official agency wasn’t established until 1870 … Continued

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The Easter Monday storm

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On Easter Monday April 13, 1360 during what has be come known as the Hundred Years War there was a major battle. Now a little history leading up to this battle. England and France were involved in one conflict or … Continued

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Jury Duty

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I do not think this is top secret so I will post it. I have been summons for jury duty starting on Monday April 15th I have done this before but it was years ago back at the old Kent … Continued

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Next Week its April

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  We are about to flip into April. Grand Rapids starts the month with 12hr 43m daylight (sun rise to sun set) and ends the month at 14h 04m. The sun angle is the same as September 10th on the … Continued

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Prayers out for MV’s wife

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We all hope that MV’s wife is doing better. While we wait for word on MV’s wife here is some information on Michigan’s Maple syrup Maple syrup season lasts only four to six weeks in the early spring when maple … Continued

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March “Heat Wave”

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With the colder then average March we are having this year lets look back at a March that was much above average. We generally do not think of the term “Heat Wave” when we think of the Month of March … Continued

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