Daily Archives: February 27, 2015

You May Be Cool…

But you’ll never be the unique kind of cool that this guy was. Until today, when Leonard Nimoy passed away at 83 in southern California. We used to swim and catch crawfish on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe within view of his mountainside home back in the 90s. It ain’t easy being green, we know, but for a Hollywood actor you were pretty ok. RIP, pointy-ears.
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GLOBAL WARMING UPDATE: Slurpee waves off Nantucket

2015_02 26 Nantucket slurpee waves

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Underwater crucifix in Petoskey, Michigan

Petoskey Underwater Crucifix

The 1,850-pound cross of white Italian marble is 24 feet down and attached to a metal pedestal at the bottom of the Bay. It is a well-known dive spot, about 600 yards off Sunset Park in Petoskey. In the winter months, if the ice gets thick enough, a local dive club clears a path out on the ice and drills a hole in the Bay so non-divers can see the Crucifix.

Petoskey Crucifix ice map

The video below shows divers cleaning the Crucifix, something that needs doing about twice a year. There is a narration starting at about one minute in, so don’t succumb to the desire to turn off the annoying music.

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