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By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/31/2009
Original MODIS image here (warning: Large 7mb image file size) I photoshopped it with some context-supplying maps of the Los Angeles area. When you enlarge it, you can see how the reddest, hottest areas are on the northern flanks of the fire… and creeping east, toward Mt. Wilson.
By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/30/2009
Photos taken ea 2 minutes, this movie is a timelapse from Aug 27-30. Original link here. The webcam on the obervatory tower has been off n on today. When it works, that link’ll be good. Mt Wilson observatory special page for fire news. More timelapse. This is evening, viewing from south of the San Gabriel […]
By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/29/2009
Here are the places I’m going (well, other than outside, looking to the north and west) to find out the latest about the Station Fire in La CaÃ±ada. It’s creeping east into northwest Altadena. JPL is closed this weekend. [note: Sunday Aug 30. I’m still adding links to this list] Time Lapse Test: Station Fire […]
By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/27/2009
The lastest Publisher’s Lunch Weekly with the book deal news — Merlin Mann of 43 folders has sold a book! Business/Investing/Finance 43Folders.com founder Merlin Mann’s INBOX ZERO, exploring the popular myths about “email organization,” and provides an inspiring blueprint for managing our attention and making things that matter, to Julia Cheiffetz at Harper Studio, by […]
By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/20/2009
Just saw this chart by U.S. Sec of Energy Steven Chu. (as posted on Facebook) More efficient home heating and commercial building lighting would save a significant amount of energy.
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By Susan A. Kitchens on 8/12/2009
I’m at the homestead (parents’ house, where I grew up) and there are younger ones here for (“I want an email address!”) And for the first time, I set up an account for my niece and got to see what the Mac offers in the way of Parental Controls. Cool. While researching the minimum age […]