My poor, neglected blog…

I’m dusting off the cobwebs here in my WordPress administration panel…been a few days. These are busy times — and they’ve been largely chronicled on Twitter. Last night was our regularly scheduled blogger/tweeter meetup at Gene’s Haufbrau just west of the Ashley. Great times as always. Eugene and I kicked some butt in pool, and […]

A wonderful day to be out and about

I always joke on days such as today, with highs in the mid-70s and light-to-medium cirrus at 33,000, that it’s a great day to stay inside and work on code and stuff. Well…today, I finally tossed that mentality aside and left the house. It was friggin’ worth it. I made the trek to Marion Square […]

Three confirmed tornadoes in the Tri-County Saturday

The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornado touchdowns in the tri-county area on Saturday, including one in Strawberry (about three miles north of my parents’ house) that did serious damage to a mobile home park up that way and injured a few people. Thoughts are with everybody affected up that way. The tornadoes were […]

“Particularly dangerous situation” — Tornado Watch until 1am

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the Charleston area until 1am tomorrow. Here’s some highlights from NWS: …This is a particularly dangerous situation… Destructive tornadoes…large hail to 2.5 inches in diameter… thunderstorm wind gusts to 80 mph…and dangerous lightning are possible in these areas. Stuff is already erupting to the north […]

Quick note on comments

I’ve finally started closing out comments and trackbacks automatically to posts over 120 days old that haven’t seen approved activity in a reasonable amount of time. This’ll cut down on how much moderating I have to do. To paraphrase what authorities said when justifying the 2am bar closing, “nothing good happens after 120 days.”