Archive for February, 2012

Jeff’s Trip to Plainfield

February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Jeff’s Trip to Plainfield

Click here to see the rest of the Plainfield students saying helloClick here to see some of the Plainfield students saying helloMrs. Lehman invitied me back to her classroom in Plainfield on Wednesday, February 15. In years past, it seemed that every time we’d schedule a visit there’d be a HUGE blizzard. Not so this […]

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Where is all the snow!?

February 19, 2012 0 Comments
Where is all the snow!?

Latest snowfall numbers indicate that all of Iowa is well below normal when it comes to this winter. A few spots in Central Iowa are more than a foot below normal!

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The Sun “moves” Northward!

February 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Sun “moves” Northward!

Our part of the planet is slowly tilting back toward the Sun. The Sun appears to be lowest in the sky at the time of the Winter Solstice (around December 20-21). I was unable to capture a sunrise photo right on the day of the Solstice (too cloudy!) but managed to get one on December […]

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Jeff’s day at St. Pat’s

February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Jeff’s day at St. Pat’s

Click here to see the St. Patrick’s kids saying helloA big “Thank you” to the fine folks at St. Pat’s school in Cedar Falls. I got to visit with the students there this week, and I was glad I did. The students had been learning about the weather for quite some time, and they had […]

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Jeff’s trip to Hoover Elementary

February 11, 2012 0 Comments
Jeff’s trip to Hoover Elementary

Click here to see the Hoover kids saying hello!I got to visit with the students at Hoover elementary in Dubuque on Wednesday, February 1. We talked about how the sun and Earth work together to make the seasons change. We looked at pictures of storms and clouds. The students were good listeners and they asked […]

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