Monthly Archives: February 2008
Cheeky Monkey! Seven Year Old Loves Monkeys, Creates Online Store with Monkey Themed Gifts
Well I just witnessed my first dryer debaucle as a mom. My four year old daughter left a pink girls lipstick/chapstick in her pocket and shazam! Everything is pink. Of course, it occurred when I was drying her school uniforms. Aargghhhhhhhhh.
Thank goodness for the internet! I did a quick search, read a forum and a few minutes later ran the dryer to heat/melt the lipstick, then cleaned it away with a damp washcloth and comet.
Here is the awesome web site. Note to self, start checking her pockets!
It’s been depressing watching the water recede away from the shores of lake lanier. Our dock is now on dry land and our pontoon boat is parked for a few seasons.
The line of dry docks and boats serve as an eerie reminder of what once was a thriving lake just this summer.
According to the AJC, at the current rate it will take 29 years for the lake to fill to full pool.
BOOSTED BY RAIN
The week’s rain continues to minimize the flows out of Lake Lanier, which remains near a record low. Given current rain conditions, it would take 843 days for the lake to reach its summertime full mark of 1,071 feet above sea level.
Billion gallons of readily available water left in Lake Lanier for drinking, sewerage and power generation.
Million gallons being added daily, on average, to Lanier.
Number of years it would take Lanier to fill at this rate
These snapshots, taken at 12:01 a.m. Friday, are based on a two-week average of conditions at Lanier. They account for water stored in the lake’s primary supply pool; water flowing in from rainfall and streams; and water lost through evaporation, withdrawal and downstream releases. The average is calculated by dividing the amount of water remaining by the average amount lost or gained each day. If it rains or less water is released, the number of days remaining will increase. That can happen even though the lake continues to set new lows nearly every day. Under Lanier’s primary pool is a secondary pool; it contains an additional 282.7 billion gallons.
Lake Lanier revealed – photo gallery
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I moved to Atlanta in 1993 after I graduated college and 99X had just begun as the only alternative station in the southeast. It was great. I grew up with the station and enjoyed getting to know the DJ’s like we were old friends.
I’m sorry to see you go. You will be missed. Steve Craig is brilliant and I will miss my favorite 80s lunch hour show.
I have many fond memories of Resurrection Sunday at the Atlanta Beer Garden in Buckhead and many great concerts were brought to Atlanta thanks to them.
Leslie Fram, you have made an impact on radio and as a fan, thank you for all that you have done!
John Mayer, yes he’s great and I love his work. But I am more proud of my cousin John Gurney and his band. Here is his Facebook fan page. You can listen to a few songs in the music player on the page.
He won the talent contest at University of Missouri last year and recorded these three tracks in St. Louis as part of the prize.
And a claim to fame of his is that he lives in Brad Pitt’s room at his fraternity house. Love it!
Go John – we are so proud of you and wish we could see you more.
John Gurney is a singer songwriter originally from Chicago IL. He currently attends the University of Missouri. His unique acoustic style blends pop, jazz and country influences all into one laid back sound.
If you are a cancer survivor and are interested in participating in the 2008 Alpharetta Relay for Life, please contact me. Check out http://www.alpharettarelayforlife.org or call Kate at 678-522-3823 for more information.
Cancer Survivors & Caregivers…this is for YOU!
Relay For Life of Alpharetta
Friday, May 2, 2008
Alpharetta High School
Survivor Activities – Dinner at 6:00 PMSurvivor Lap at 7:00 PM For cancer survivors, each day, month and year is a victory. The American Cancer Society invites all cancer survivors to join our survivors’ celebration and first lap at this year’s Relay For Life. We applaud your courage and strength and want you to join in our community’s effort to take up the fight against cancer.