Wintry Goodness

Bend’s had a low precip winter through January, now finally getting a wave of storms. Over three days we got a good few feet…

Snowy chicken coop
The term ‘cooped up’ might be applied here
Snowy Bend Oregon
Winter wonderland day 1 – view west
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Fresh powder here, and lots on the mountains
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Do you have feet of snow on your dead-end street that never gets plowed? I’ve the solution for you.
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Our gals exploring the snow trenches; photo courtesy of LL

Random Gallery number, uhhh

Here’s another couple more random web finds.

Up first is self-explanatory – a grid of dosages of radiation from various sources. I’ve seen these before, but this one’s fairly new, updated to include some Fukushima numbers. (click it to see larger)

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And here’s a herd of mountain goats enjoying the views and safety of a dam.

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And here’s a great NYC subway photo from the 80’s – really captures the climate at the time. More of this photo set can be found here 

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