Marching On Together

Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games... Swansea City 0 v 1 Leeds United, 4 points needed from 3 games...

Monday, 6 February 2017

Climate Changed! King tides now pose a threat for Miami residents as floods now occur every other month for some!

Photo Forbes
In Miami, sea-level rise is not a problem for future generations.
It's a present-day reality.
In Miami, sea levels are rising, and residents have noticed.
Navarrete: "The water is here.
It's not that I'm talking about some sci-fi movie here.
No. I live it.
I see it, it's tangible."
That's Valerie Navarrete.
She's lived in South Beach for more than 20 years.
About seven years ago, sea-level rise, a high tide, and rain combined to cause a major flood. Navarrete: "I remember was a Friday afternoon and it was raining for about one hour.
When we came out our garage had over three feet of water - not inches - feet.
So we lost several cars.
It's just unbelievable."
Navarrete's garage now floods about once every other month.
She often has to wear rainboots just to get to her car.
Navarrete: "And sometimes the water would be higher than that.
So I couldn't wear my boots because otherwise I would get the water inside the boots.
So then we have to go barefoot, which is disgusting."
And when the moon, earth, and sun align, tides are even higher than usual.
They're called king tides, and last for about a week.
During king tides, Navarrete's garage floods twice a day.
But Navarrete is determined to stay, even if it means that her rainboots become a permanent fashion statement.


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