Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Quotation of the Day: Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)


You never know what peace is until you walk on the shores or in the fields or along the winding red roads of Prince Edward Island in a summer twilight … You find your soul then. You realize that youth is not a vanished thing but something that dwells forever in the heart.

Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) Discuss

This Day in History: The Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak (1920)


The Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak (1920)

In 1920, meteorologists did not have modern forecasting equipment, and there was no storm warning system in place in the US. Thus, when an outbreak of storms began near dawn on March 28, 1920, few were prepared for the devastation that followed. Some 400 people were killed and more than 1,200 injured that day by at least 38 recorded tornadoes in the deep South and the Midwest. Why is it likely that both the total number of tornadoes as well as the actual death toll were underreported? More… Discuss

Riding the wave (my photographic memoirs)


Riding the wave (my photographic memoirs)

Riding the wave (my photographic memoirs)

A length of a board ahead (my photographic memoirs)


A length of a board ahead (my photographic memoirs)

A length of a board ahead (my photographic memoirs)

The long surf at Surf City USA (my photographic memoirs)


The long surf (my photographic memoirs)

The long surf (my photographic memoirs)