Two weeks in a row - 100% of the state has normal soil moisture levels. Click HERE for the national NOAA Climate Prediction site and HERE for the Omaha site.Just a point to ponder - although earth is a water planet, only 0.0078% of that water is available to sustain plant, animal and human life. For details, click HERE for the US Geological Survey Water School
Nebraska is much better off than a lot of other states - Click here to see
Full moon is at 19:46 (7:46 PM) on Saturday, January 23rd.
|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until spring|
|Wed, Jan 20||07:46 AM||05:28 PM||9:42||60|
|Thu, Jan 21||07:45 AM||05:29 PM||9:44||59|
|Fri, Jan 22||07:44 AM||05:30 PM||9:46||58|
|Sat, Jan 23||07:44 AM||05:31 PM||9:47||57|
|Sun, Jan 24||07:43 AM||05:33 PM||9:50||56|
|Mon, Jan 25||07:42 AM||05:34 PM||9:52||55|
|Tue, Jan 26||07:41 AM||05:35 PM||9:54||54|
During this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.
If you want the funny, go to Bizarre Holidays
For the serious go to History Net
January 20th, 1942 - Nazi officials meet in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to decide the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question.”
1977 - Jimmy Carter is sworn in and then surprises the nation as he walks from the U.S. Capitol to the White House.
1981 - Ronald Reagan is sworn in as president at the same time 52 American hostages are released from their captors in Tehran, Iran. Reagan did not invite Jimmy Carter to join him to receive the hostages, even though Carter negotiated their release.
"Europe is to be combed from east to west for Jews." - Reinhard Heydrich
"I think there ought to be a strict separation or wall built between our religious faith and our practice of political authority in office. I don't think the President of the United States should extoll Christianity if he happens to be a Christian at the expense of Judaism, Islam or other faiths." - Jimmy Carter
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged." - Ronald Reagan
"I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy." - William Westmoreland
"Fairness is what justice really is." - Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart
January 22nd is National Blonde Brownie day.
"It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape." - Thomas Jefferson
"Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action." - Aaron Burr
January 23rd, 1973 - President Nixon claims that Vietnam peace has been reached in Paris and that the POWs would be home in 60 days.
"No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now." - Richard Nixon
Mahalo Nui Loa to Heather for her free animations!!
Quote of the week - "The average teenager texting has an attention span of 8 seconds. This is 1 second less than a goldfish." - Jesse Stone
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