Tag Archives: Arkansas weather

How does this happen?

Do you ever wonder how people discover things? Why would someone cut a thin persimmon seed in half, discover kitchen utensils, and decide to  predict weather with this information? Why would someone drop a Mento candy into a diet coke? How did someone figure out that beet juice could be used as an ice melter? Was it purely by […]

If you don't like the weather…

Night before last, when we went to bed, we could hear sleet hitting the windows. The weatherman on TV (with his jacket off and sleeves rolled up) was calling for 1/4″ to 1/2″ of ice to hit the area early this morning. The memory of the ice storm of 2009 and no power for 7 days, […]