Wednesday in Whitewater be cloudy with a high of 78. Sunrise is 6:40 AM and sunset 6:55 PM for 12h 14m 31s of daytime. The moon is a waxing crescent with 26.7% of its visible disk illuminated.
On this day in 1519, Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda with about 270 men on his expedition which ultimately culminates in the first circumnavigation of the globe.
Much has been said about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and among the best of those words one finds the writings of Timothy Snyder. Thoughtful consideration during a distinguished career allows Snyder to describe concisely and aptly Russia’s invasion. In only two minutes, Snyder explains the genocidal nature of the Russian invasion:
That’s the Russian project, succinctly stated. Those who support or excuse Russian actions support or excuse genocide.
An amazing view of Hurricane Lee’s eye was captured during an Air Force Reserve’s Hurricane Hunters flight on Sept. 7, 2023. The eye was lit up by several lightning flashes. Video features the song “Broken Glass” by Logan Spaleta: https://www.loganspaleta.com/music