Friday, March 06, 2009

Skywatch Friday

A local school received a grant to work on wind power. It's a great way to earn energy credits and lower their electricity bills, but I chose this photo because of the pretty sky in the background.

I'm still having the awful migraines, so these new meds aren't doing the trick either. Looks like I'll be going to Michigan for their in patient treatment. It's a week-long program. Just waiting for the insurance to decide it's necessary since you know, a pencil-pusher knows sooo much more than a REAL doctor about medicine. :(

For more info on this fun meme, stop over at Skywatch Friday and learn all the details.

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Blogger Louise said...

Nice sky AND wind turbine. How wonderful for the school!

12:00 PM  
Blogger Ramblings of a Villas Girl said...

Hi Gretchen! The entire picture is beautiful. I love the blue sky with fluffy clouds.
Our Township had a windmill Ordinance that they repealed. Not a great idea when people are looking for alternative methods to save money and help the environment.
I cannot believe that you are still suffering with these migraines. I hope that stupid pencil pusher has some sense and listens to the doctor. Keep us updated. Lisa

12:09 PM  
Blogger Reader Wil said...

I am sorry that you still suffer from migraine. I really hope it'll soon be over. Thanks for showing this wind mill. Wind power and solar energy are very important!

12:29 PM  
Blogger Lily Hydrangea said...

this is a pretty sky & what a neat school project!

12:31 PM  
Blogger Lily Hydrangea said...

have you ever heard of cluster busters? Try googling them, they help many people with headaches.

12:32 PM  
Blogger Gresham Photo Blog said...

Nice blue skies! Have a good weekend!

12:51 PM  
Blogger Tammie Lee said...

Sorry to hear you are not feeling well. I hope you find something that helps. That wind power is wonderful as is the sky~

12:54 PM  
Blogger Tossing Pebbles in the Stream said...

I am sorry you are still suffering from head aches. It must be dreadful. I do not know what it is like. I cannot even remember ever getting one and certainly not a chronic one. I hope the treatment you hope to get is successful.

It is beyond my understanding that the Obama administration will not consider a National Single Payer Universal healthcare program which gets the insurance companies out of the medical insurance business.

Beside not having insurance companies deciding on what treatment you will get, such a plan is the only way to decrease the cost. Canada pays about 1/2 what the US pays for health care.

2:50 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Well, crap! I can't find your email to reply back to your comment about the swap package I received. Dang it!
Anyway, you can go to Mamarazzi's blog and sign up for the next one when she has it. I think it'll be in the next few months, so keep an eye on her blog. I'll try to remember to let you know if I see it again too!
I hope you get some relief soon.

3:43 PM  
Blogger Babooshka said...

They fascinate me, especially wind farms which I find hypnotic.

4:19 PM  
Blogger sunnymama said...

An intruiguing subject and a really pretty sky - it's a great photo!

4:59 PM  
Blogger soulbrush said...

wind turbine thingies alwasy fascinate me...thanks for ytour visit, hope those migraines get sorted, i control mine by diet and a clean bowel.

6:05 PM  
Blogger Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Lovely photo! I've never seen such an elegant wind turbine before. I think it's great that government is using alternative sorces energy.

Sorry about your migraine. I hope you feel better soon. No fun :(

But I hope you have fun at Gage's birthday party! :)

New Mexico

12:31 AM  
Blogger fishing guy said...

Gretchen: Thanks for sharing, having a migrain and looking at the computer screen must be really tough.

6:13 AM  

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