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Cherrycarol

Awsome catch! Thanks & a good week end to u too.

Annette Kryske

3:55 PM PST. Was just checking in on Justice, & Mr. John put up the new pictures. Gorgeous, is my word for them.Any time I see action like that I appreciate the effort into getting just the right shot. Thank you Mr. John & Alcoa. Have a great weekend.

Kathryn Mellecker

Great shots, Mr John, we rely on you for the "rest of the story" thanks for all you do.

beamg

WOW! Mr. John, who needs a panning camera when we have you out there taking such awesome pics for us? Thank you!!!

Tracy Vigus

I was just checking in before heading to bed and was thrilled to see the pics Mr. John. Bless you so much! I am here in Indiana just wishing to see a shot of them outside the nest and then you put these up. Liberty looks so comfortable tonight on the nest too. Warmer there and glad for that.

Carol Issem

Great pictures!! So nice seeing them outside the nest! Thank you.

Kathy

I also saw that(changing of the guard). Didn't know who was who but now I know. That was awesome!! Thank you.

beamg

Looks like bedtime at the nest. Liberty is all settled in. Of course, I'm assuming it's her since it usually is at night. Oops, she's up and re-adjusting.

I'm calling it a night too. See you all in the morning. SED everyone!

Mavis

10:24 PM EST

Mr. John...you have really gotten good with that camera. The one of Justice coming in for a landing on the nest...I WOULD LOVE THAT PICTURE ON A COFFEE MUG!! I really like that picture...a LOT!!

When I enlarged the picture to look at the camera...it LOOKS like it is suspended in air! Liberty and Justice choice for their nest left very few options for placement of a camera! That must have taken some work to get it just right. Good job!!

Ruth MacLeod

Went to a bald eagle watch last Saturday and a nature photographer who had published two books and had his photographs in many magazines gave a presentation using his eagle pictures. He had some fabulous pictures, but I don't believe they come up to some of yours. If you want a 2nd occupation Mr. John you could publish yours.

Jo Ann

You really caught Liberty's beauty in flight and to see Justice landing. Pretty awesome. That is a shot I can say I have never seen before. A really unique couple of pictures indeed, MR. John.

Rich Swanson

Being a pilot, other than thinking this is an awesome shot, the thing that keeps coming to mind is "This is Justice, reporting short final approach."

Camilla Collins

Liberty awake in the nest facing 3 o'clock. Sounds like it is lightly raining.

Mavis

6:44 AM EST March 9th

Camilla, I have been watching for a while trying to decide if it was raining or not..then I read your post. The nest is darker than usual, I guess because of clouds. Liberty finally put her head up and.. YEP!..WET HAIR.

It is currently 35 there with winds 17mph out of the SE...high today will be mid 40s with 80% chance of rain and 100% tonight. Tomorrow will be slightly cooler with 90% chance of rain/snow. Going to be a wet 2 days. Glad it is this weekend instead of next weekend.

For the first 2 weeks, the baby eaglets cannot thermoregulate so Liberty and Justice will have them super protected from the winter elements.

Countdown begins...I am getting excited..

Mavis

7:00 EST

I am beginning to hear the little ones wake up with chirping around the nest. The nest is rocking a bit with the wind gusts. Every now and then I hear a heavy 'drop' hit the camera..sounds like occasional hail. Nothing chills the bones like cold rain.

RICH, I see you are a pilot. What do you fly? I have a good buddy who is a pilot.

Good Morning Everyone...today is going to be a great soup day!

Camilla Collins

Mavis, It was definitely lightly raining earlier there was the sound of water droplets. I tried to see the rain but couldn't.

I'm getting excited about next week too!

I'm not sure they have traded off yet this morning. It is kinda late if they haven't. How do the regulars tell them apart?

Mavis

Camilla, if they (L and J) are standing together...L is larger than J. Liberty has a couple of black spots on her that work at easy identifying marks. A small black mark behind right eye (her right..your left as you are looking at her face), the mark is behind right eye and about 1/3 the way up toward middle of head. The other black mark is on her white tail feathers...left side and only seen when she spreads her feathers out. Justice does have a more defined and sharper brow line and "neater", sleeker hair do.

Rich Swanson

Mavis...Cwssna and Piper single-engine. Purely recreational.

beamg

Good morning everyone. It's a wet morning. I was hoping it wouldn't be since it's so hard to see L & J looking soggy. Better than snow though! Hey, maybe it will help the ground thaw so the robins can find worms and maybe I'll one soon. Can anyone tell who is on the nest? Bad hair day and I just can't tell. Camilla, have you seen a switch yet? You've been watching since pretty early.

EaglesOnly

On identifying them besides what Mavis said: Liberty's beak line goes deeper into her face. If you look at both, Liberty's beak ends past the pupil of her eye. It gives her a sterner, sharper look. Justice's ends around the middle of the eye, just making him look sleek but not stern. I always tell the kids that Liberty always looks like she's having a bad hair day and Justice looks like he just came from the spa. Then they can pretty much tell who is who.

Rich Swanson

This just has to be L on the nest now. Size alone gives it away. But her black mark is pretty much visible, even with the bad hair day!

By the way.....LIBERTY! YOU'RE ON NATIONAL TV! DO SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR HAIR!

Annette Kryske

6:19 AM PST. Do I hear rain drops, other birds chirping??? A bit windy this morning too.I am not too sure if that is Lib or not. She isn't to active right now. CAMILLA: Lib has a light black spot over her right eye, and 2 dark black spots on the white tail, and they are very black. When she is moving around, that is when you will see it.Justice doesn't show any visible ID:S.

Judith Hart

CESSNA RICH....Your finger jumped over to the "W"

Steve

The picture of the landing is a great example of flaps down and the drag it creates on the top of the wings, swirling the feathers. It's like we're seeing it in a wind tunnel. That's a cool picture.

beamg

I vote for the landing pic on a mug, too! The detail is awesome and something not easy to see unless caught in a still shot like that.

Cherrycarol, L needs an appointment and then a rain bonnet. Like Rich said, she's on national TV!

Mavis

9:26 EST

Rich, I noticed a lot of your pictures were taken in Alaska so I wondered if you flew planes that fit the Alaskan terrain.

L or J (can't tell which one is on the nest), is certainly having a sopping wet, bad hair day! I hear the geese flying over.

Rich Swanson

Ummmmmm.......Errrrrrr.....The strangest thing happened when typing that message. An extremely short and violent earthquake occured directly under my keyboard (more specifically located by the U.S. Geological Survey in the area between those two keys).
I know, it sounds incredible! What are the odds? It caused my keyboard to jump slightly right at the moment I was striking the "e" key.

Go Figure......

Mavis

Well...I just read all the posts and have come to the conclusion that we all pretty much agree on the bad hair day! We are on a roll...we are all in agreement on something. Waiting to hear from Pumpkin, Kathryn, and a few others to confirm this.

A shout out to Judith. She had to rush one of her babies to the vet for emergency surgery yesterday. Had to have spleen removed. She made homemade chicken and rice soup for him and is on the way back to vet with the soup and his favorite blanket. She has a big heart for all animals, but there is not much closer to her heart than her beloved rescued dogs. A BIG hug to you, Judith, and a prayer for your Wiley.

beamg

Rich, I believe your explanation for the "w" replacing the "e" is the best I've heard yet! My excuse is usually dyslexic fingers!

Is there rain all over the country and that's why we haven't heard from some of the usual morning posters? I know it made me sleep in this AM. I heard it during the night and I guess by internal alarm clock reset itself telling me there was no reason to get up so early. Looks to me like we are going to have rain all day. :(

Kathryn Mellecker

And a soggy wet morning to everyone! Here west of the nest on the Iowa River, things are wet, cold and icky! There's still frost in the ground, cold puddles everywhere! Poor L sitting in this weather, her "do" is the LAST thing she's worried about! Just a few more degrees and the frost will go out enough for the puddles to go away! I do hope the weather is more welcoming for the hatchlings. Next week, WOW!

Rich Swanson

Kathryn....You got it all wrong. Haven't you been reading? I predicted March 22nd at 4pm for the first hatching. Counting today, clearly this is 13 days away (nearly two weeks.)

Please try to keep up to date with such things. You are going to start confusing people.

Kathryn Mellecker

Rich, I guess we will have to agree to disagree! I'm predicting the 17th! Only way to settle this is to wait and see! But it isn't very far away!

Rich Swanson

Kathryn....I can help you with this......

Change your prediction to the 22nd at 4pm. It will be a little crowded, nut you would be right then. Everyone else is welcome to join Kathryn if you like. Otherwise feel free to sit on the sidelines with the other incorrect guessers.

Rich Swanson

Dang, another earthquake! Anyone feel that one? nut = but

Kathryn Mellecker

I see your 22 and still stick with my 17. Only the cracking egg will tell for sure. I really want one to hatch that day and be called......are you ready for this....not Patrick but Patriot, for Patrick Henry not the Irish Saint!

D

I wonder if they switch out at out the same time twice a day? Does it follow any pattern?

Lkelly3665

I posted that I had not seen the two eagles together . I am sure they are trading places,but would like to see them give each other food. They look so lonely setting on the nest...Have a blessed week-end

Kathryn Mellecker

Switch at 10:26 Iowa time. L back on duty. She looks even more soaked! Hope she had a good fish for breakfast! The switches take place on Eagle Time. L is on the overnight duty, usually, and J come in whenever!

Rich Swanson

Now what in the heck was that all about?!? First of all, Justice has been sandbagging. Notice how he was all dry and looking dapper? Second, That was an awful short break for Liberty. 3rd, L shold have stopped by Carol's for a little work while she was out. Geeeze!

Kathryn Mellecker

Wow those finger quakes are spreading! I have not seen them feed eachother in a long time. Perhaps it was when the last batch were babies! Anyone else seen that. Now J is back and L takes off. 10:35 Iowa time.

Rich Swanson

Kathryn....My guess is that they feed themselves while they still can on their breaks. We will probably see some sort of food assistance program (no doubt funded by J's wings and back) after we have hatchlings.

Kathryn Mellecker

Ah, at last, a statement to which I can agree. J is a great provider, and L when she can, is perhaps quicker in bringing back food. J is a great hunter, but I still wonder why either one of them bothers with turtles, they put a lot of work into getting a few scraps of meat. It must be the challenge!

Rich Swanson

Turtles????? Must be something from last year that I missed.

Kathryn Mellecker

Yes, there for a while they had turtle at least once a week. I looked like painted turtles, but pretty big. They would knaw and pick at any thing that stuck out. The never did open the turtle. Then the shell was left to be part of the nest. Sometimes when the babies were big enough to try to get a scrap of meat they would push the shell abound and it would go over the edge. That was what started the "bidding war" for turtle shells. Someone offered a snake for a shell!

Judith Hart

National Weather Service Forecast....Quad Cities, IA
Looks like a few more inches of snow headed your way.

Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
451 AM CST SAT MAR 9 2013

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-101100-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
451 AM CST SAT MAR 9 2013

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED THAT
MAY CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS...ALONG
WITH PONDING OF WATER ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS. THERE WILL ALSO
BE AREAS OF DENSE FOG AND ISOLATED NON-SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...A STRONG...EARLY SPRING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
RAIN THAT WILL MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS IS A VERY DYNAMIC SYSTEM WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED OVER AT LEAST NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO OVER 25 MPH SUNDAY NIGHT.
INDIVIDUALS SHOULD MONITOR THIS PRODUCT FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON
THIS STORM SYSTEM.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...A SERIES OF WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL PRODUCE
EPISODES OF LIGHT SNOW WITH MINOR ADDITIONAL SNOW TOTALS POSSIBLE.

Kathryn Mellecker

I hve the weather channel running on the tv, and they have a tornado threat just south of the Iowa Missouri border. Looks like we could get one of everything this weekend.

Ruth MacLeod

Kathryn Has been raining here in NW Iowa since about 9:00 last night. MY ground is like yours frozen and the puddles started coming in my lower level running down the back steps. There is a drain and it wasn't plugged so don't know why I got some inside. Discovered it last night just before going to bed so spent a couple hours sopping up what I could and getting 2 fans running.
TURTLES The photographer that gave the presentation at the bald eagle watch I attended last week (Sure glad that was a nice day and not today) had a picture of an eagle with a turtle. He asked us if we knew what that I was. I did, but didn't tell and no one guessed what it was. His explanation was that when the waters are muddy and they can't see the fish they pick up whatever is crawling out.

Kathryn Mellecker

Ruth, What kind of turtle was it? I have never seen these eagles with a snapping turtle, and hope I don't. Way too dangerous! Last year many looked like painted turtles to me, was that what they were?

Jo Ann

Kathryn, I love the name Patriot. Is anyone else getting the spinning circle? Looks like bad weather ahead.

Kathryn Mellecker

That spinning circle has plagued me since forever, but not today. Go figure, sorry, Jo Ann. At least you get fits and bursts of sound and motion. I would shut completely down, then start back again and SOMETIMES that worked!

Rich Swanson

Anyone want to take a guess at what just happened? L just came in and basically "kicked J's feather duster butt to the curb" and laid down for what appears to be a nap.

Ruth MacLeod

Kathryn: It was one of the painted turtles.
In starting to do some cleaning as I get this lower level back in order after moving things around last night I found a distraction. A National Geographic magazine with a heading Majesty in Motion.
Picture a Bald Eagle. Checking that out has to be more important than cleaning.

Kathryn Mellecker

Rich, yes that is what I saw! She must have needed a nap. Did it look like she brought in more bedding?

Thanks Ruth, we have had water get into our basement in 93 and again in 08. Cleaning up after it is the worst!

Rich Swanson

Kathryn...No new nesting material...She just appeared to want him gone....Think she is sensing the time is near???

Kathryn Mellecker

Could be, or maybe there is some truth to the "madder than a wet Hen" statement. Maybe she missed catching a fish and took out her frustration on poor ol' J.

Mavis

Calm down, Rich...you said the 22nd! Fish will appear in the nest before the hatch in anticipation of the new mouth to feed. At least that is what usually happens.

Kathryn and Ruth...do you remember that turtle that kept trying to crawl away last year?

Kathryn Mellecker

I must have mercifully blocked that memeory, Mavis, how's your weather today, not doubt MUCH better than here?

Mavis

Kathryn, we are having a beautiful day. Can't decide to wear long sleeves or short sleeves...one of those inbetween days. It if gets up to the mid 70s, am thinking of a nice motorcycle ride. Need the rain but none in sight. Been listening to y'all about the weather and it is hard to imagine when mine is so different.

Ruth...so sorry about the water. That is a bad job to clean up after. Hope no more comes in,

Liberty...look at that momma...she is so good at protecting her eggs. She has one wing spread out to give max shelter from the rain. She IS good.

Ruth MacLeod

Yes Mavis I did see that turtle. Water problem not too bad. It is indoor outdoor carpet and there is a drain in the laundry room where much of it drains. Nothing on the floor to get wet, just had to move a bookcase and other furniture around a bit. But now I must clean as I put things back. Have to get that done before hatching. Eagle story very interesting in Nat. Geo.

Kathryn Mellecker

Is that a new issue of Nat. Geo.?

Sally Glowicki

Judith, you are my kind of friend--an animal lover. I just prayed for Wiley! Bless his heart. Keep your chin up, Judith. Oh how, I feel your heart break right now! XX OO

Sally Glowicki

" switch out at out the same time " that was a double earth quake!

out = about?

Ruth MacLeod

No Kathryn an old Nat. Geographic.

"Pumpkin"

Kathryn, I like the name Patriot for one of the eaglets, but what would you name the other should both eggs be viable? As I love history, I was thinking of Marquette and Joliet as they began their exploration of the Mississippi River on March 17th back in 1673. Another idea might be Armstrong and Arsenal as those are both names associated with the nest area, i.e. Fort Armstrong and Arsenal Island on which the fort was located.

Any other ideas anyone would like to share on this venue?

Kathryn Mellecker

Good suggestions, Pumpkin, in honor of those early explorers, how about Explorer!

Judith Hart

Thanks Sally, The last few months I've had some critical situations with my pets. One kidney removal,,one death, a severe case of bloat,one gastric torsion and now another spleen removal with a tumor attached plus a rock in the stomach. I think we're up to 4 or 5 of my dogs that have had emergency spleen surgeries.

"Pumpkin"

Patriot & Explorer work for me Kathryn!

Rich Swanson

This might seem a little obvious and simplistic for names, but....

How about Bettendorf and Davenport?

Kathryn Mellecker

Those are good suggestions, Rich. Last year there was a period of voting, I wonder how they will be named this year?

Rich Swanson

Thanks Kathryn. I was just thinking local and out of the box. But they kinda make sense. Where they were born, something different than the expected patriotic names, etc. In the end it really doesn't matter to anyone but us chatters here. Heck, the eagles will probably just know themselves as SCREECH and SCREECH.

"Pumpkin"

Those names would work too Rich! Also Campbell for Campbell's Island. If you were referring to Colonel Davenport for whom the Iowa city is named, then you could also use other local celebrity names including Lincoln, Grant, and Black Hawk although the later is definitely not a respectable eagle's name, LOL!

Rich Swanson

Pumpkin...BLACK HAWK!!!!! You're killin' me!!!! Imagin an eagle named Black Hawk, going to the playground, the other eagle making fun of him, saying ' What kind of parents name their eaglet Black Hawk?" I can see it now......

Kathryn Mellecker

As I remember, last year Alcoa threw open the nomination of names, then picked some of those names and everyone that wanted to voted on the names. There was a minor upset when a classroom of children nominated Huey, Dewey, and Louie. My, my, but people got upset by that!

Karen

I agree an awesome picture returning to the nest. Thank you for taking pictures that we do not see with web-cam.

Judith Hart

I remember someone nominating the names
Larry, Curly and Moe or Hillary, Barack and Joe.

Sherri

Finally, I have been able to get the video working on my tablet (not an ipad) to see Lib and Just in same time zone.Fabulous!

Sherri

Mr John, I agree with everyone that the changing of the guard photos are awesome.

Jeannickinson

MN eagle nest has an egg!

Rich Swanson

Nice changeover at 5:07. L looks refreshed and dried out. Unfortunately the rain is on the way again.

Mavis

Sherri...I watch on my iPad a lot...when they eggs hatch...I'll be on the computer more so I can split screen

Ruth MacLeod

She had a feather on her nares again when I came on, but turning the eggs and rearranging the nesting materials got rid of it.

Mavis

Sherri...did you arrive to where you were going? How was the drive up? Glad you are tucked in for the night.

MN Bound...one egg already...wonderful. Seems like they were about 3 and 1/2 weeks behind us last year...Looks like we are right at 4 weeks apart this year.

Every now and then I hear a heavy drop of rain or ice hit the camera. It will be a dreary night tonight but Liberty is good at this.

beamg

Yes, it's raining again! Just got back from going out for dinner and saw many fields with standing water that looked like lakes and ditches full almost to overflowing. Apparently the ground is not thawed enough to let it sink in. That's too bad considering how bad Iowa needs the moisture.

I tuned in here just before leaving and Liberty looked so pretty after drying out from the rain. Now she's getting wet again. I know she can take it but it just doesn't look comfortable at all to me!

I caught up with all the posts today and really had some good chuckles about earthquake typos, hatch dates that you are all standing firm on and the suggestions for names for the eaglets when it's time to name them. I concur, Black Hawk would not be good! All the rest were clever and made sense. Thanks posters for the interesting reading material. We have some exciting times ahead of us and it's coming soon! Oh, and so happy to hear MNBound has their first egg! All is good.

Now I'm off to write a letter to an editor.
See you all tomorrow!

Sally Glowicki

It's raining here. The nest is quiet. I think it's Liberty on the nest and she's sleeping. I hear drops of rain hitting the cam maybe. Sleep tight Liberty. Be warm! See you in the morning.

Sherri

It always just looks so miserable for the birds when it's raining. Hang in there Liberty.

Sherri

Hello Mavis, I'm in St Bonaventure, Ny via Buffalo then back tomorrow. All for the kid. Just glad I was able to see the eagles. My tablet is intermittent on when I get the video feed.

Camilla Collins

It is raining in the nest, Liberty is face down and headed at 1:30 o'clock. Little bit of a breeze.

I missed a lot of good conversation yesterday!

I remember the turtle shells in the nest last year.

Thanks for the identification information on L and J.

Mavis

6:37 AM EDT 10 March

Camilla, I appreciate that report. Couldn't be sure of the rain but the nest is wet and the wind gusts are BAD. Nest is rocking pretty good right now. Liberty in laying low, face down, facing 8 o'clock. It is going to rain all day on the nest. The temp is 44 and this is also the high for today. Rain/snow for tonight. That wind sounds absolutely terrible right now.

Camilla, I wish you could have joined in yesterday. Weekends tend to be more relaxed on the comments page and we kinda get to know each other. I love the name Daven for Davenport. But I don't want to vote this year because the comments after names were chosen last year got ugly. Totally unnecessary IMO. We ended up loving our Faith, Hope, and Spirit and the names ended up suiting them just fine!

Sherri, glad you made it and hope you enjoy your day before heading back. Be safe.

Good morning everyone! (hate the adjustment to the new time change..ugh)

Sherri

Beautiful Liberty in 12:00 position hanging tough at 6:20 am est.

mannmade

It is depressing to come to your site and only see the dots go round and round.

beamg

Good morning everyone.

Justice looks good this morning! They must have made a switch before I got here. He looks dry while my world looks wet! I love the bird sounds in the morning.

The time change...well, I didn't change all my clocks last night but I got it now. Ug!

beamg

manmade, some others have had that problem also. I have been very fortunate in that I get a really good feed. Stay tuned and maybe someone will have hints on what to do to try to fix that.

Mavis

Manmade...the problem is aggravating but a few things may help. The problem is usually on our end and not Alcoa's so this is what I do when I have a problem....1. Stop your moving circle by refreshing the page. 2. Close any other browsers you may have open. 3. Restart the video and make sure the "QUALITY" button on lower right ot screen is set to LOW.

Hope that helps. Sometimes...it may help to change browsers if you continue to have problems. I use Foxfire..

beamg

Mavis, good job! I knew you would have a suggestion to help. I feel very fortunate that I haven't had trouble lately. I have however done exactly what you said to refresh the page, just not lately.

I think we could all use some sunshine but it doesn't look like that will happen today.

Watching the egg roll right now! Soon, very soon - and we'll have little fuzzballs to watch!

Rich Swanson

So now I wake up to two hours difference instead of one?!?!? Maybe I can think of a good earthquake excuse when I get the time wrong for a couple of days.

Sheeese!

"Pumpkin"

It's the same difference sun time, Rich. HOWEVER you should have a few more posts to catch up on as Mavis will now have two hours of comments logged before you join us on the site each morning.

beamg

Rich, your 2 hour time difference is a good example of the problems caused by daylight saving time! It needs to go away!

Kathryn Mellecker

A-men I say again, A-men! No more idiotic dayhlight savings time. Besides that any fool can see there is NO daylight to save today, anyway. Clouds, drizzel, snow, you name it, here we go, typical March! They say nothing's perfect, well, March can be perfectly awful!

Rich Swanson

That's all we need is an extra hour of heating daylight in the summer months here in Arizona.

Rich Swanson

Hey beamg....Am I discussing DNR eagle size with you on the FB page?

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