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The Hurricane of 1938 – Sunday Matinee

A few years back I watched a fascinating PBS documentary about the Hurricane of 1938 that destroyed huge portions of New England. At the time, there was no radar or any of the early warning and tracking systems we have … Continue reading

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Mrs. Crankipants Vs. Hurricane Irene

Good grief, Irene! Well, it looks like a Hurricane Irene® is headed our way, and I just got back from the market. My fellow city dwellers were filling their carts with bottled water, Glade candles, Spaghetti-Os and D cell batteries. … Continue reading

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