Episode #136: Notable Conjunction

The two planets, Jupiter and Saturn, have been heralding our attention in the evening (southern) sky for much of the summer and autumn. Now the pair is commanding our attention even more since they will visually pass very close to each other on December 21st. Some are calling this the “Christmas star.” It’s worth investigating from an astronomical viewpoint, as well as a quick look at some of the details that the Gospel of Matthew point to. Is there a connection? Let’s explore.

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Episode #135: Snowstorm!

Let’s talk SNOW! Where was the impact the greatest? Let’s “dig in!”

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Episode #134: The Iceland Project

Host André Bernier speaks to Gunnar Ingi Gunnarsson, pastor of Loftstofan Baptistakirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland to talk about the dark winter days, the northern lights, and about Gunnar’s faith story and how he became the pastor of a church in Iceland.

This episode is also a complete VIDEO episode which you can watch on the video player below:

CLICK HERE for the podcast, Sermons From Iceland.

CLICK HERE for Gunnar Gunnarsson’s Instagram Account.

CLICK HERE to connect to The Iceland Project web site.

Watch Pastor Gunnar’s recent message (via Loftstofan’s Facebook Page):

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Episode #133: The December 1 Snow Blitz

December 2020 will surely be remembered as the month that arrived with a snowy atmospheric welcome! Let’s look at some of the stats that makes it such a memorable snowstorm. Special thanks to meteorologist Scott Sabol for all of the great research!

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Episode #132: Get Ready

Our Thanksgiving period was largely quiet and near normal temperature-wise, but the weather rumors we’ve been spinning are pointing to a significant pattern change. But here’s the question: Is this cold punch coming in going to set the pace for December or is this just a quick shot of cold air and snow? FOX 8 weekday morning meteorologist Scott Sabol and I discussed the pattern shift on this episode.

If you prefer watching Scott and I discuss this, you can WATCH our discussion below!

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Episode #131: Two Great Questions

I had two great audience questions submitted on my WeatherJazz® Audience Connect Line (234-525-5888) in the past few weeks. I asked FOX 8 morning meteorologist Scott Sabol to join me in addressing both questions.

The first one came from Sarah who was at a Cleveland Browns game with her father (photo below) recently and wondered why it was so windy and what causes wind to blow in the first place.

The second question came from my very first WeatherJazz® supporter in Medina County, Ohio, Christine Barnes. She asked about any correlation between this year’s record-setting stretch of 70s°F and the year of the big blizzard during the winter of 1977-1978.

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Episode #130: Jón Jónsson

This episode has been almost two years in the making and will likely be one of my very favorite for years to come. About two winters ago, I heard a song on FM95.7 in Reykjavik, Iceland, that piqued my attention. I instantly loved it and scrambled fast to “Shazam” it. The song was by popular Icelandic music artist, Jón Jónsson, called Með þér:

Jón (pronounced “yon” in Icelandic) and I connected soon after, looking for a moment when we could both find a window of time when we could record an episode of WeatherJazz®. Jón earned a degree in economics from Boston University in 2009 and I was curious about his impressions of our east coast, maritime climate compared to Iceland. However, we spent much of our time talking about his successful music career. It’s my prediction that by the end of this episode, you too will be a Jón Jónsson fan!

Here is some additional material, including a video of the impromptu song Jón Jónsson sang for us from his home in Iceland (via Zoom):

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For Jón Jónsson’s Instagram page, CLICK HERE.

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Episode #129: I Hate Cracked Hands!

I may be talking about record warmth and a record stretch of November warmth today, but let’s face it. It’s November, not September. Inevitably, winter winds will arrive with greater frequency and definition. For me personally, that means having to make a more conscious effort to preventing my hands from drying out and cracking. A few years ago, I came across something that helped more than any other product out there. Because I have so much empathy for others who experience painful skin splits, I want to share my story to help others.

My story is an unsolicited highlight of something that brought me relief. If you suffer from skin splits in the winter, and this helps you, please let me know by email (weatherjazz@yahoo.com) or by leaving me a message on the WeatherJazz Audience Connect Line at 234-525-5888.

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