Clear up, Dammit!

I just checked the NOAA’s web page for this weekend’s weather forecast. Partly cloudy, with chances of showers and severe weather. This does NOT fit with my game plan, dammit! I’m going up to my mom’s place in the hill country to look at Mars this weekend, and I would really like some clear skies.

Anybody up there hearing this? No clouds. Just for a couple hours, okay? ‘Round midnight would be good.

The collar of the sakiori is coming along. I think I’ve discovered a new source of negative energy or something. I’ve been working on this collar for a freaking week now, and it doesn’t look much wider than when I started. I’m afraid that if/when I finally finish this and put it on, the strange properties of the collar region will suck all the life energy out of my neck and I’ll die. Or become an undead knitting zombie. And that would suck.

Now, if I could get a whole bunch of other people to put on the vest, then we’d be an ARMY of undead knitting zombies, which would be quite cool. I’ll have to look into that.

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  1. S. Zettner Says:

    PS Or planet gazing in the case of Mars. Hahahaa. I saw a beautiful version of Mars while in NZ. And Venus and Saturn as well.

  2. S. Zettner Says:

    I’ll stop doing my rain dance, David.

    BTW, if you like the stars, there’s another reason you should move to NZ. Some of the best stargazing on the planet.

    Dad was saying a while back that NOAA’s predictions had been all off lately. I think he was wondering if it wasn’t a tactic to get the funding cut on it– part of the right wing attempt to privatize the entire government. Maybe not, but who knows these days.

    If you want to kill or privatize a program, it never hurts to make it inefficient first.

  3. David Says:

    Oh wow. I hadn’t even thought of what the night sky must have looked like during that. I saw some satellite photos taken during the blackout side-by-side with a normal night. It was pretty dramatic.

    And the Neil Armstrong recording was beautiful. He’s a straight shooter, that Neil.

  4. Matt Roth Says:

    During the blackout, we had an amazing view of Mars…the first time we’ve ever seen stars living this close to nyc!
    oh, yeah, you all have to check out http://www.blogjam.com/neil_armstrong/
    the funniest thing I’ve seen on the web in years!