November 2001 - 11/17/2001
Here they come
Meteor Storm Set for Americas, Asia, Australia
The most spectacular Leonid meteor storm in 35 years is forecast for November 18, 2001 in the Americas and Monday in Asia and Australia as Earth passes near centuries-old debris left by comet Tempel-Tuttle. The celestial storm could affect some satellites orbiting close to earth, so NASA scientists are making sure their spacecraft stay out of harm's way. (Reuters Graphic)
So get your coat and hat then put your arse outside at 4 AM to watch something you'll probably never see again.
Times have been slightly trying on the personal level. I feel as if I'm out of touch with reality. This isn't bad of course, but it is strange nonetheless. For example. I recently had the chance to catch up with someone from my past. Actually it was one week ago today that I saw her. As I told you when we hung out, "Thanks Mare." It was quite a 'shock' indeed.
To my recollection, and our discussion, we hadn't seen each other in about 2 years. Then we figured out that we've known each other for 8 years. Let me say this - "Holy Hogwarts up a burning tree Batman©!" As time moves on so do we, but it sure feels good to know that the past isn't long since forgotten just because of a small time lapse.
Geesh, I'm gettin' all sappy and such. That means I need to take a nap, fly out to Wisconsin for my daily hot cocoa, and lastly grate on someone's nerves for 3 minutes...<- meaning -> out