​​​​​​​​​​Highest Temperature 2019

     59.9°  (Jan 1)
Lowest Temperature 2019
     11.9°  (Jan 14)
Warmest Day 2019 (avg)
     46.8°  (Jan 8)
Coldest Day   2019 (avg)
     22.0°  (Jan 10) 
Highest Temperature This Month
     59.9°  (Jan 1)
Lowest Temperature This Month
     11.9°  (Jan 14)  
Warmest Day This Month (avg)
     46.8°  (Jan 8) 
Coldest Day This Month (avg)
      22.0°  (Jan 10)

Wednesday January 16, 2019

I didn't have phone (landline) or internet for the entire day. They were down when I got up and didn't come back on until evening. The same occurred for Frank and Lue. It was everyone who had the same modem model as we have.

School was canceled due to freezing rain.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 7:     Board Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship 12:30pm

Feb 8:     At sea, crossing Gulf of Mexico

Feb 8:     Brody's 9th Birthday

Feb 9:     My 66th Birthday

Feb 9:     At Cozumel Island, Mexico

Feb 10:   At sea, crossing Gulf of Mexico

Feb 11:   Arrive back at New Orleans 8am

Feb 12:   Spend day exploring New Orleans

Checking out the weather for the destinations we will be traveling to in 19 days.

This Day in History

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 Arizona's immense canyon stretches 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and a mile deep, featuring a bold natural palette of geologic colors and sculpted erosion.

#1 Song 60 years ago today.


"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" was recorded in 1958 by The Platters for their album Remember When?. The group's version became a number one hit in the U.S. on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart.

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4 inches of snow Saturday and 8 inches Saturday night.   Temperatures dropping throughout the day Sunday.

Wind chill -20° at daybreak on Monday -14° Tuesday morning.

10 years ago today:​  

Today was even colder than yesterday. The wind chills were again 20 below and the temperature hit -9°.

May. 25, 2018 at PNC Park  -  Joe Musgrove pitched a very good game against the Cardinals. He worked 7 innings, holding the Red Birds to 1 run on 5 hits, 0 walks, and 6 strikeouts. Musgrove's game score was 69 in his first decision of the season. Polanco hit his 13th HR in the sixth inning.   ​ 



Click here for box scores, recaps, standings, and league leaders.

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Monday January 14, 2019

Ralph and I began our next book: How Now Shall We Live by Charles Colson. Don is down south for the winter but he is reading the book too.

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2018 Replay

Musgrove Pitches Pirates to Win

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My primary hobby is the replaying of Major League Baseball Seasons on the computer. I use Action PC Baseball for my replays.  I am currently simulating the 2018 season. I manage the Pirates in the National League and the Indians in the A.L.     See more 

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Washington Nationals - year by year

​​​Today's Devotion
from Experiencing God Day by Day (Henry & Richard Blackaby)

17 Years Ago Today

Places one might add to their bucket list

  • Today should be 1° colder than yesterday.

  • Yesterday: freezing rain, 1° above normal. It was the coldest of the past 4 days.

  • ​The high today should be 32° at 3:30p and the low should be 13° at 7a.

  • So far, January is much warmer than normal and drier than normal.

Joe Musgrove

Cozumel Island, Mexico

Today is Thursday January 17

The 17th day of 2019 

There are 348 days left in the year

​​​This is the 3rd week of the year

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jan 21:   MLK Day

Jan 21:   full moon 12:17am​

Jan 22:   Elders Meeting​ 
Jan 30:   Kelli Shick's Birthday
Feb 2:     Groundhog Day

Feb 2:     Brayden Sick's Birthday
Feb 4:     Spend night near airport

Feb 5:     Flight to New Orleans 7:55a

Feb 6:     Spend Day in New Orleans

Dates to Remember

This Morning's Top News

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Hannah and Brody were home from school today. Missy said Hannah is running a fever and most likely has the flu.

​​​Jan. 17, 2002 -  Commissioner Bud Selig indicates that the Washington, DC area is a "prime candidate" to get a team if a franchise relocates in the near future. The nation's capital has two lost major league teams, the original franchise shifted to Minnesota and became the Twins in 1961 and were replaced by the expansion Senators who moved to Texas a decade later, becoming the Rangers.

70 days until Opening Day 

(March 28)

​The Pirates open in Cincinnati at 4:10 pm

Baseball Computer Replays

Today should be 1° colder than yesterday.

Verse for today Do all things without complaining and disputing, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.  ​ (Philippians 2:14-15   NKJV) 

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Franchise History
Year Tm Lg G W L Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance Top Player Managers
2018Washington NationalsNL East16282802nd of 58.07716822,529,604M.Scherzer (9.5)D.Martinez (82-80)
2017Washington NationalsNL East16297651st of 5--Lost LDS (3-2)8196722,524,980M.Scherzer (7.4)D.Baker (97-65)
2016Washington NationalsNL East16295671st of 5--Lost LDS (3-2)7636122,481,938M.Scherzer (6.5)D.Baker (95-67)
2015Washington NationalsNL East16283792nd of 57.07036352,619,843B.Harper (10.0)M.Williams (83-79)
2014Washington NationalsNL East16296661st of 5--Lost LDS (3-1)6865552,579,389A.Rendon (6.6)M.Williams (96-66)
2013Washington NationalsNL East16286762nd of 510.06566262,652,422J.Werth (4.7)D.Johnson (86-76)
2012Washington NationalsNL East16298641st of 5--Lost LDS (3-2)7315942,370,794J.Zimmermann (5.5)D.Johnson (98-64)
2011Washington NationalsNL East16180813rd of 521.56246431,940,478M.Morse (3.4)J.Riggleman (38-37), J.McLaren (2-1) and D.Johnson (40-43)
2010Washington NationalsNL East16269935th of 528.06557421,828,066R.Zimmerman (6.2)J.Riggleman (69-93)
2009Washington NationalsNL East162591035th of 534.07108741,817,226R.Zimmerman (7.3)M.Acta (26-61) and J.Riggleman (33-42)
2008Washington NationalsNL East161591025th of 532.56418252,320,400C.Guzman (4.6)M.Acta (59-102)
2007Washington NationalsNL East16273894th of 516.06737831,943,812R.Zimmerman (4.7)M.Acta (73-89)
2006Washington NationalsNL East16271915th of 526.07468722,153,056A.Soriano (6.1)F.Robinson (71-91)
2005Washington NationalsNL East16281815th of 59.06396732,731,993J.Patterson (4.5)F.Robinson (81-81)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 1/17/2019.

Highs and Lows

2018


Highest Temperature

93.1   July 4


Lowest Temperature

-8.4°   Jan 7


Wettest Month

Sep - 7.70 inches


​Driest Month

​Jan - 3.57 inches


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