Meteor Crater

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
May 192020
 

50,000 years ago, a brilliant fireball streaked across the sky at 40,000 miles per hour and slammed into the earth’s surface with an explosive force greater than twenty million tons of TNT. The iron-nickel meteorite’s impact was so great that it created a massive 700-foot deep crater measuring over 4,000 feet across. Hundreds of tons […]

Everybody’s Hometown

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 162011
 

We spent yesterday playing tourist with Greg and Jan in Prescott, affectionately known here in Arizona as Everybody’s Hometown, because if you came here from somewhere back east, the comfortable residential neighborhoods, with their wide grassy lawns and beautiful old Victorian houses, and charming courthouse square, will make you think you’re back in the East […]

Wicked Weather

 Posted by at 7:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 222010
 

The weather forecast has been for rain all week, though it seemed to come in spurts, with periods of blue sky in between. But Wednesday night it began to rain in earnest, and it hasn’t stopped yet. The rain was accompanied with high winds that whipped the palm trees in our park, and about 4:30 […]