Waxing Gibbous Moon - Image 603879 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 1-8-20

  Light at the End of the Day Wow, what a long, but productive day! I spent much of my day today with colleagues from Iowa who were sharing our lessons learned on flooding, data sharing, and the Iowa Flood Center. Apparently what we have in Iowa is not enjoyed elsewhere, at least not yet. Our …

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Kip’s Comments 11-4-14

  Congratulations Hannah and Andy! Today Hannah and Andy received their second college degrees, this time Bachelor of Science degrees. Kristy and I, along with Andy’s parents, were there for the honors. Congratulations Hannah and Andy!   I noticed tonight’s moon is nearly full. Something I have often wondered is what is the spot on …

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Kip’s Comments 8-8-14

Time To Realign Priorities Here we are, the first weekend in August and Kristy and I, along with Zach, Nikki, Emerson, Jason, Jeni, and Jordan, are camping.  Sadly, this is the first time in two summers we have set up camp somewhere outside of our yard. We are having a great time – the weather …

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Kip’s Comments 1-13-14

You are invited to one of my nature programs – Moments With Iowa’s Wildlife – Favorites!  The presentation is next Sunday, January 19th at 2:00PM at the Twin Ponds Nature Center near New Hampton.  Stop by…it will be fun!   Two Directions, Two Different Views My schedule did not allow me to get out today …