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Of the Southwest Flooding Monsoon

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SS: i am archiving this storm so i can come back to it later. strange how the drought stricken california just missed this massive flood of rain. there must be a reason for that phenomenon. there is like some kind of force field keeping california from getting rain because as we can see the storm that produced this flood in arizona is right next door to the drought. what i really be wondering is how those cars got caught in the middle of that flood like that. it seems like they were driving along and suddenly here comes a massive flood.. “all time single-day record for rainfall” in phoenix today.

Record-breaking rain in Arizona September 10, 2014 Residents of Arizona have a saying: “We only get about 7 inches of rain a year, but you’ll remember the night it comes.” In 2014, that memorable night was September 8. Later that day, the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Phoenix announced that the city rain gauge at the Phoenix International Airport had received 3.29* inches of precipitation. The heavy rain broke the previous calendar-day rainfall record of 2.91 inches set in September 4, 1939. Several surrounding stations recorded totals above 4 inches, and at least 2 topped 5 inches.

Cars are stuck in flood waters on I-10 east at 43rd Ave. after monsoon rains flooded the freeway in Phoenix, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways, prompting several water rescues and setting an all-time single-day record for rainfall in the desert city. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT

Cars are stuck in flood waters on I-10 east at 43rd Ave. in Phoenix after monsoon rains flooded the freeway Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways, prompting several water rescues and setting an all-time single-day record for rainfall in the desert city. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT

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    Of the Arizona Jaguar Fitz Swimming Pool

    SS: fitz paw was doing better last weekend when i saw him. apparently he really likes water. he got a new bigger water container he supposed to drink from and he goes swimming in it. he probably will be happier this summer with his new swimming pool.

      Of the Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh shows off a revolver handgun as she teaches a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION)

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh aims a revolver handgun as Robin Bardin looks on during a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION)

      Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA certified instructor Carol Ruh holds a revolver as she teaches a gun safety training class at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

      A revolver and dummy bullets are displayed on a case during the Arizona Women’s Shooting Associates and NRA gun safety training class taught by certified instructor Carol Ruh at Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 2013. Ruh educates her students on the proper way to hold, aim, shoot and load a firearm along with other safety tips. Picture taken March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

        Of the White Bengal Cub Winter New Home

        SS: the white bengal cub winter now has a new home. she was booted from the nursery since last time i saw her two weeks ago. i think it was provbably thu or fri of last week because she is having a lot of fun in her new home. she is chasing birds and running all over the place. the tigers cages do not have a cover across the top of their cage like the jaguars. it is open so birds can fly in. they have to close the top of the jaguar cages because fitz he will climb to the very top of his cage like is a tree. and if a bird gets inside his cage he will likely catch and eat it. i think she will catch that mouse that ran through her cage and out the other side there.

          Of the Arizona Desert Sunset

          SS: i was running during sunset and the last couple days i decided to take a couple pictures. i took these pictures with a regular digital camera and i think the sun is very bright. i could hardly even look at it. i am sure everyone who was looking at the comet could not miss how bright and white the sun is.. we have the really bright “source of all life” in arizona.

          Mayan Astronomy Whereas the Egyptians studied the movements of the Hyades, Orion and its companion star Sirius, the Maya were more interested in the nearby Pleiades star-cluster. They viewed it as the warning rattle of a great cosmic serpent, which seems to have corresponded to the ecliptic. The head of this serpent was the sun and they believed that it was the source of all life on earth.

          Shall such high purpose fail of emulation, such achievement and example not excite us to like striving? Then let Earth fall indeed from her high place in heaven, and mankind be outcast forever from the Sun! Men of Earth! Seek out the heirs of Atlas; let them order you into a phalanx, let them build you into a pyramid; that may pierce that appointed which awaits you, to establish a new dynasty of Atlanteans to be the mainstay and mainspring of the Earth, the pioneers of their own path to heaven, and to our lord and Father, the Sun! And he put his hand upon his thigh, and swore it. from -Liber Li  A.’.A.’.

            Of the Arizona Bengal Cub Winter

            SS: well here is winter .. she is doing good her nose has healed. she is very playful . she starting to act like fitz brother next door. i think she wants love hugs. i not sure how much longer she will be staying in the nursery. if they get another baby she might be the first to be booted. they got some new baby deer of some kind there now. so if they have anymore babies then she might get booted. hopefully she wont get booted for another month so warms up outside. it took fitz about a week to get used to the night time cold.

              Of the Arizona Jaguar Fitz and Baby Brother

              SS: fitz hurt his paw last thursday and had to go visit the vet. fitz is a wild child baby he thinks he has to climb to top of his cage and stuff and play real hard and he hurt his paw. the brown stuff on his paw is actually ointment. the vet took x-rays and he will recover 100%. he was showing me and licking his paw telling me about it. he is still a baby but he can eat an entire colony of penguins . i met and talk to his zookeeper and soon i will try talk to her about fitz and his brother getting holiday treats. i pretty sure fitz he is wanting bloodcycles and ice cream. and i pretty sure his baby brother seen below wants chocolate cookies.

                Of the Phoenix Etheric Shockwave Snowstorm

                SS: this might be the first time i seen this much snow in phoenix. that is enough snow to have a snowball fight and build a snowman. i knew was strange weather because i was in the hail storm yesterday .. strange thing about it was that it wasn’t even that cold out. if you didnt know then now you know it snowed in phoenix . those images below are of the hail storm i was in. the news mentioned hail and snow and some kind of mixture of hail and snow where ice forms around snowflakes . there was balls of ice in the mix where i was. etheric ice storm.

                Snow, hail and rain falls in Phoenix area; snow falls around Arizona Wed Feb 20, 2013 Snow, hail and rain left a blanket of white in part of the Valley Wednesday afternoon as a frigid winter storm east, forcing the closure of U.S. 60 from Superior to Miami, according to the authorities. Snow blanketed parts of north Scottsdale. Salt River Fields and the Loop 101 near Via de Ventura covered in snow.

                  Of Arizona Jaguar Fitz Baby Brother

                  SS: this is fitz brother right here. he has the same moms and pops as fitz. inca and rocco. i think he wants holiday treats .. i have notice that the jaguars stay smaller longer than the bengal tigers. and i think jaguars are smarter and stronger. i am pretty sure he wants treats..

                    Of the Arizona Jaguar Fitz New Baby Brother

                    SS: above is a picture of Inca the mommy of the baby jaguar cub Fitz .. i went to hangout in las vegas during the new years weekend so it was a very long two weeks since i saw Fitz and his bengal cub sister winter .. i had been visiting Fitz pretty much every weekend and the weekend just before i went to las vegas he was moved into the home next to Inca and Rocca his parents. thankfully the loud annoying howling dog was moved which i am sure was a relief to Inca and rocco.

                    SS: well for a few weeks Inca had been kept in a seperate area from Rocco. i thought it was because of her tail is missing fur at the tip and is red. you can see what i am talking about in the above image. that was not the case. actually Inca had another baby and she was being kept separate from rocco with her baby because in the wild baby jaguars stay with their mother and are separate from their fathers.  when i would show up she would always look up over the wall at me so i knew she was in there i just had no idea she was nursing a new baby cub until i saw him this weekend in the nursury next to the bengal tiger cub winter. hopefully when he is older he will get to hangout with Fitz cuz he needs a brother. he was born on 12 dec 2012 .

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