Published in “September 2014”


4 Ways to Reduce Stress During Your Daily Commute

[caption id="attachment_14786" align="alignright" width="300"] Driver image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] Picture this: you wake up and get ready for work, sit in traffic while commuting to your job, and then work all day - only to get back in [...]

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Attracting the Migrating Birds in Fall: 3 Tips for Budding Birdwatchers

[caption id="attachment_14769" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sandhill Cranes near Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, Bailey County, Texas[/caption] Birdwatchers all over Texas love the fall migration!  Texas is located in the middle of a high traffic zone as migratory [...]

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The US Natural Gas Update for Fall 2014

[caption id="attachment_14736" align="alignright" width="480"] Natural Gas Storage as of 08/29/2014. Image courtesy of http://www.eia.gov/.[/caption] Last winter's whirling blob of arctic atmosphere, the Polar Vortex, paid several chilly winter visits to the United States [...]

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Updating the 2014 Hurricane Season Predictions

Hurricane season? What hurricane season? NOAA May Prediction NOAA Revised Prediction Number of named storms (winds 39 mph+) 8-13 7-12 Storms becoming hurricanes (winds 74 mph+) 3-6 3-6 Major hurricanes (Cat. 3, 4 or 5, winds 111 mph+) 1 to 2 0- [...]

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Life Hacks to Save Money: What to Buy in September

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we like them for their money saving properties. Better yet, websites like DealNews.com and Lifehacker provide lots of money-saving tips on a regular basis, specifically by recommending a yearly timeline of when you should purc [...]

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