Pat Shingleton Column
Posted 8:48 AM 7/11/2020 by Pat Shingleton
“You kids get out in that yard and pick-up those balls gloves, they’re gonna get waterlogged.” Those were Mom’s instructions at the onset of a shower or thunderstorm. Waterlogged is an old nautical term used when the hold of a ship was so saturated that the vessel was (More)
Posted 3:20 AM 7/10/2020 by Pat Shingleton:
With another Heat Advisory posted, limit your outdoor work routines and exercise. Frequent breaks are suggested with lots of H2O. Now for a "Cool" story...Possibly the easiest part of the Emperor Penguin's existence is when the female lays the egg. They live on the Antarctic ice where (More)
Posted 3:15 AM 7/8/2020 by Pat Shingleton:
Officials from the Mosquito Abatement Department will increase spraying operations and making random home inspections, compliments of three days of rain. With daily showers, removing water containing debris from our property can assist their efforts. A super-cold winter can temporarily (More)
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