Melanie Renfrew, 1-5-12 whale watch cruise
Dunoon china Jane Goodwin design
Huangshan Tourism, en.hsqtour.cn
Cumulus in La Canada Flintridge, 3-1-15, MP Renfrew
Farmers' market berries, 4-3-13

Anatomy of a Tornado simulation, TWC AMHQ 5-20-15: http://www.weather.com/tv/shows/amhq/video/3d-explainer-anatomy-of-a-tornado?cm_ven=Email&cm_cat=undefined
Anatomy of a Tornado simulation, TWC AMHQ 5-20-15The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore is gifted at explaining things.

The frequency and duration of U.S. hurricane droughts,
Timothy Hall, Kelly Hereid, Geophysical Research Letters,
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL063652/full

“This is the highest honor for teaching bestowed by the UCLA campus.”Melanie Renfrew, Tom Gillespie UCLA Geography 5-17-15
UCLA Friends of Geography lunch, 5-17-15

Professors Glen MacDonald (in background), Jared Diamond, William Clark, +, also received multiple awards including election to the National Academy of Sciences. Kudos!

I am still pondering and examining choices for this summer’s travel, looking for Saver Awards on United.com’s Mileage Plus site. I have enough miles to get part way around the world, but haven’t looked up one-way flights home from there. A lot of the routing to desired destinations is through tropical and Northern-hemisphere places I’ve already gone in hot summers; but the other day I went to an Asian market in Gardena, and the way the shy cashier smiled at me sort of endeared me to going through Asia again.
I always learn so much when I’m investigating travel possibilities…

¿Dónde están los continentes?
NY TreeHugger's Earth Day image

http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/
https://twitter.com/JimCantore (good photos & notifications)
http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-99.99,34.26,1024
http://abc7.com/weather/doppler/interactive/

For extended forecasts, I type the location into Accuweather, e.g., http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/los-angeles-ca/90012/may-weather/347625
This helps for trip planning.

Current 7-day records– National Weather Service:
LAX Airport: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KLAX&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m

Torrance: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KTOA&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m

L.A.Basin – Los Angeles City Center: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KCQT&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m
Long Beach: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KLGB&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m
Orange County (John Wayne) Airport /Santa Ana: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=sgx&sid=KSNA&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m

Often, I just type in the location name and ‘weather,’ and Google gives a summary (probably from weather.com, but you can’t be sure, as Google is hard to demystify).
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Melanie Renfrew swimming, Century Lake MCSP, Earth Day field trip 2012

Azaleas, HG, 4-14-13
lavender tree Huntington April 14, 2013
dr. mp renfrew 4-20-13, 5
dr. mp renfrew 4-20-13, 2
dr. mp renfrew 4-20-13, 4
dr. mp renfrew 4-20-13

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