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A perfectly legitimate question...

40 years since the death of Terry Fox

What an icon and what a legacy.

https://twitter.com/TerryFoxCanada/status/1409513220331745283

Siberia hits 118 degrees!!

Yikes!!!


It's not just the Western region of the US that's sweltering right now. Siberia in Russia is baking, and satellites are bearing witness to a brutal heat wave above the Arctic Circle. Copernicus Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B satellites captured a snapshot of land surface temperatures on June 20, and it was hot.

According to NASA, "Land surface temperature is how hot the 'surface' of the Earth would feel to the touch in a particular location." The Sentinel image shows a peak ground temperature of 118 degrees Fahrenheit (48 degrees Celsius) near Verkhojansk, a small town usually known for its extreme cold temperatures.

The World Meteorological Organization has been tracking the rise in temperatures around the world. "The most dramatic change is in the Arctic, which is warming more than twice as fast as the global average," the agency said Monday in a statement aimed at raising awareness of the urgency to act on the climate crisis.

https://www.cnet.com/news/surface-temperatures-in-siberia-heat-up-to-a-mind-boggling-118-degrees/

America the beautiful: college grad pays tribute to immigrant parents

in the fields where they work to give her a better chance in life.

"The whole reason I wanted to go back to the fields with my parents is because I wouldn't have the degree and the diploma if it wasn't for them. They sacrificed their backs, their sweat, their early mornings, late afternoons, working cold winters, hot summers just to give me and my sisters an education."

Can you say DREAMERS??

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/16/1006986601/a-college-grad-honored-her-parents-with-a-photoshoot-in-the-fields-where-they-wo








Canada keeping its borders shut to Americans (and others) until July 21

https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1405947165889875968

Republican party chain of command (easily explained so even ReThugs can follow it)

Where is LuckyCharms?

His last post was on April 26th. I know people take breaks from discussion forums. Maybe that's all it is. But I miss his quirky sense of humor and his contributions. Hope he makes a return soon.

Think this would be right for your pooch?

This pupper seems to like it!

Ever see a dog with wings? Now you have!

"Why does this blasted kid get so much attention around here anyway?"

"Young fella better learn his place!"




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