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Jun. 21st, 2017

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Weather Radio Audio Over The Years

Ever since I was young, I liked listening to weather radio broadcasts every once and a while.
Growing up in the 1990s, I can still remember when they had weather broadcasters, and later the various computerized voices that replaced them.

Here are some samples:

Samples Under the Cut.Collapse )
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Interesting Audio from the 1974 Tornado Outbreak

Something I found a while back, but I thought might be worth posting was some audio recordings from the 1974 Superoutbreak that covered a bunch of states.
Before more recent outbreaks, this was the worst in the US.

Living in the Midwest, I grew up hearing about it fairly often, but until a few years back, I had not heard this audio from it.

Below are recordings that I think tell the story of what emergency crews, news crews, and in the case of Xenia, the Penn Central train crew, had to deal with that day.

Youtube videos under the cut.Collapse )

Feb. 4th, 2014

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Abandoned and Little Known Airfields

If you like aircraft related stuff, these sites might be of interest.

US site.

European Site.

Apr. 14th, 2013

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101 Years ago tonight...


Nov. 28th, 2012

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Japanese Light Rail

Jan. 28th, 2012

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I did not enter, but.

ONTD Games Giveaway

Which video game character would you like to have as your real-life BFF?

If I could make it work, either Okami Ammaterasu from Okami or Blanca from Shadow Hearts 2.

Oct. 2nd, 2011

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LJ Friends

To any who view my journal, it is ok if you don't feel like viewing it anymore.  (though, if you do like what you're seeing, please keep viewing it!) :)

I understand how things can change over time, so, if you don't like what I post, or just don't like me, its fine to remove me from your list.

It is also ok if you do not want me looking at your entries.    Just notify me if you want me to remove myself from your list.

I do feel most who look at this journal do like what I post though. :)

Sep. 4th, 2011

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Classic Seagrave Fire Trucks

I have to say, there is just something cool about these. There aren't too many things out there that look and like an old Seagrave.

May. 10th, 2011

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Character meme

1. What is your character's name?
Rocket Wolf/Ookami

2. What is your character's name in another language?
Russian-Ракетный волк Czech-Rocket vlk French-Rocket loup Polish Wilk Rocket Japanese ロケット狼 White wolf / Hakurou, Ookami, may also apply. Italian Rocket lupo, I'm sure there are others.

3. How old is he/she?

4. What is your character's race/species?
Arctic Ookami

5. Do they have a crush?

6. Do they have many friends?
Well, yes and no.

7. What planet is your character from?

8. Does your character like to eat?

9. What's his/her favorite food?
Pizza, doughnuts, popcorn, rice

10. What's his/her favorite drink?
Diet Cherry Coke or Pepsi

11. Is your character annoying?
I hope not, I try not to be.

13. Is your character loved?
 Yes, Seems to be.

14. Is your character hated?
Not that i know of,  I hope not.

15. Is he/she emo/goth?

16. Is he/she straight, bisexual, or gay?
Asexual  (No sex) (No preference)

17. Is he/she a virgin?
For the most part.

18. Name 3 hobbies
Weather Spotting, Railroading, photography

19. Is your character normal?
Depends on what your definition of normal is.

20. Is your character attractive?
He looks nice.

21. How does your character handle emotions?
Most of the time.

22. Does your character have other forms?
Mainly just feral and anthro, those are the two forms.

23. Does your character overreact?
It can happen, but its rare.  (You have to know what you're doing when you're an Ookami/Okami)

24. Is your character a criminal?
No, He likes to help keep things in order.

25. Does your character go to school?
No, He Learns new things out in the field.

26. What's his/her IQ?
Not sure, but hes pretty smart.

27. Does your character have a disease/curse?
No, he helps lift curses.

28. Is your character dead?
Far from it.

29. Does your character have a family?

30. Has he/she encountered any tragic times in life?
Yes, but hes used to it.

31. What's the best time in your character's life?
There are too many to list, but, its hard to top running through the fields with pretty Japanese music playing. :)

32. If you could name 1 friend, which would you relate to your character?

33. Is your character single?
Yes, and will remain that way.

34. Has he/she developed any relationships?
He does have friends.

35. Does she/he have an element?
Not currently, but water and wind have been thoughts.

36. Do you role-play your character?
Online sometimes.

37. Do you write about your character?
I have written a very small amount, but most of my thoughts related to him do not end up on paper.

38. Does your character have a bad temper at times?
He can, but its never real bad. 

39. Does your character get depressed?
He can feel sad sometimes, but not depressed.

40. What's your characters favorite animal?
Anything really.

41. Does your character have any fears?
He has a few concerns, but knows how to handle them.

42. Does your character have any weaknesses?
Not that I know of. 

43. Does your character look up to anyone?
Not really, but, is a fan of Okami Amaterasu and Blanca from Shadow Hearts 2.

44. Does your character like music?
Yeah, quite a bit, (Likes to sometimes DJ, Dance, or just listen)

45. What's your character's favorite type of music?

46. Is he/she impatient?
He can be, but its rare.

47. What's something funny about your character?
He can be a little silly sometimes.

48. Name 5 nicknames
Rocket.  thats it.

49. Does your character curse?
He can, but, its not good to do that, so he tries to avoid it.

50. This test is over, what does your character have to say?
~smiles and stretches out~

Dec. 28th, 2010

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An interesting story if you like dogs, trains, or Japanese stuff.



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