Friday, December 15, 2017

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Full moon, Thursday, January 12th at 5:34 AM

Sun Hours Table

Day Sunrise Sunset   Sun hours Spring countdown
Wed, Jan 11 07:49 AM 05:18 PM CST 9:29 68
Thu, Jan 12 07:49 AM 05:19 PM CST 9:30 67
Fri, Jan 13 07:49 AM 05:21 PM CST 9:32 66
Sat, Jan 14 07:48 AM 05:22 PM CST 9:34 65
Sun, Jan 15 07:48 AM 05:23 PM CST 9:35 64
Mon, Jan 16 07:47 AM 05:24 PM CST 9:37 63
Tue, Jan 17 07:47 AM 05:25 PM CST 9:38 62

  

 

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Click on the shifty moon for what it will look like tonight.

 

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Soil moisture conditions are either abnormally dry or moderate drought in central, southwest and panhandle counties. Kearney county has an area of severe drought. That is over half the state with soil moisture insufficiency. I really don't like being right about soil moisture. None of the west coast heavy precipitation is helping our Nebraska farmers. Most of the land area affected in our state is used for agriculture. Click on the image to see that all that rain didn't help California much. Click on the image to see conditions in the rest of the country.

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The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

 

Jan 11th, 1878 - In New York, milk was delivered in glass bottles for the first time by Alexander Campbell.

17milkdeliver1 "My father was a milkman, so I delivered milk." - Karl Malden

 

Jan 12th, 1915 - The House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to vote.

  Malala Yousafzai “I raise up my voice - not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” - Malala Yousafzai

 

Jan 13th, 2002 - President George W. Bush fainted after choking on a pretzel.

17GWBpretzelchoke  "My mother always said, 'When you're eating pretzels, chew before you swallow'. Always listen to your mother." - George W. Bush

 

Jan 14th, 2000 - A U.N. tribunal sentenced five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 massacre of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.

 

Jan 15th, 1973 - President Nixon announced the suspension of all US offensive action in North Vietnam. He cited progress in peace negotiations as the reason.

"I want the North Vietnamese to think I’ve reached the point where I might do anything to stop the war." - Richard Nixon

“You can kill ten of my men for every one I kill of yours. But even at those odds, you will lose and I will win.” - Ho Chi Minh

 

Jan 16th, 1920 - Prohibition went into effect in the US.

“Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control man’s appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

Jan 17th, 1934 - Ferdinand Porsche submitted a design for a people's car, a "Volkswagen," to the new German Reich government.

 17vw1 "Design must be functional and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics, without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained." - Ferdinand Porsche

 

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