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Saturday, November 09, 2013

Will time make men more wise?

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* Amazing photos from the eclipse chasers:

For the first time ever, an aircraft was used to intercept an extremely short eclipse with a perpendicular crossing of the eclipse path. There was zero margin for error, with the plane, traveling near 500mph and hitting the eclipse shadow where it touched down on earth at some 8,000 mph, required to hit a geographic point over the ocean at a precise instant (read on)....

* Woolly bear caterpillars predict mild winter ... or not. [Video.]

* Wooly bear of Tennessee.

* This is Illinois.

* A time for optimism:

Walking the fringe areas and grass draws with one’s pals, while hoping the dogs will hit a scent cone, provides plenty of time for conversation. Oftentimes, the best part is that you really don’t need to know what you are talking about, as long as it sounds good. Free of the fingertip confirmation provided by computers and smart phones, there is room for unchallenged speculation and theory. The information represented as absolute fact is sort of a verbal Wikipedia. It may be completely true, or it may be salted with equal parts of truth, conjecture and myth.

Not just while hunting, upland or otherwise.

* Come tomorrow.....

Posted by Marie at November 9, 2013 7:38 PM