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About arjaybe

Jim has fought forest fires and controlled traffic in the air and on the sea. Now he writes stories.

Drought Postponed

Since last time, when the jet stream looped far up to the north of us and the drought level was set at 2, or dry, we have had a series of systems run through here bringing clouds and rain. The … Continue reading

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The Prime – Proofreading Done

I’ve just done my last pass of the proofreading and editing of The Prime. The corrections were getting pretty trivial, so I decided it was time to move on. Now I’m going to try something new with this book. With … Continue reading

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Entropy

It seems you can’t talk about entropy without mentioning the second law of thermodynamics. That law states that the total entropy of an isolated system can never decrease over time. This creates the asymmetry between the past and the future, … Continue reading

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Canadian Environment Minister Given Extra Security

via Catherine McKenna: Canada environment minister given extra security – BBC News Catherine McKenna, Canada’s environment minister, has been given extra security as she and her family endure threats against their safety. She has been accosted online and on the … Continue reading

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Seasons #1

A saucy glance over the shoulder, the last of summer. rjb

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Young Climate Activists Facing Hate

Greta Thunberg: Why are young climate activists facing so much hate? Greta Thunberg has been viciously attacked, as noted in this post, but she’s not the only one. Those putative grown-ups who don’t like to be told that they might … Continue reading

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The Prime — Fulltime Report

I have written the last chapter of The Prime. The novel comes in at about three or four thousand words over the sixty thousand I was aiming for, so that’s not bad. This time, though, I might end up with … Continue reading

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Climate Critics Escalate Personal Attacks on Teen Activist

Greta Thunberg Climate change deniers are personally attacking a sixteen year old girl with autism because they fear that people will listen to her. I’m not going to say a lot about it, but rather just direct you to the … Continue reading

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Drought Plateau

“Enchanted Light | New Mexico” by Jim Crotty is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0   That’s typical. No sooner had I reported on the jet stream being stalled, resulting in cooler, damper weather, than it whipped up north of us … Continue reading

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Wildfire in the Morning

We woke up to this today. A little later on. Well, they said the fire hazard was extreme.

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