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Nature Notes  2018   
 

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Ryder Cup     Sept. 25-30, 2018, Paris, France    RyderCup.com


Minnesota State Fair   
Aug. 23 - Labor Day, Sept. 3, 2018 
Minnesota State Fair 州祭 (Photos), State Fair Grounds, St. Paul, August-Labor Day (12 days) < http://www.mnstatefair.org/ >

Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Shakopee, Minnesota    Aug. 18 - Sep. 30, 2018             
Renaissance Festival (Photos), Shakopee, MN < http://www.renaissancefest.com/

US Open    Aug. 27 - Sept. 9, 2018    Official Site of the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event


Labor Day    Monday, September 3, 2018    Photo Gallery (フォトギャラリー) ; Letter: 5 | 62 | 136 ; レター: 5 | 62 | 136

NFL 2018 Regular Season Week 1 Schedule - NFL.com   Sept. 6, 9, and 10, 2018

September 11, 2018    Patriot Day (9-11) Photo Gallery (フォトギャラリー) , Letter | レター 166



14691 180910  In Britain, calls for a 4-day week: Can it be done?  MSN  09/10/2018

14690 180910  1846 Howe Jr.'s Sewing Machine Patent Model National Museum of American History
born September 10, 1846    Elias Howe
Elias Howe-Inventor Of The Sewing Machine - YouTube
Invention Of The Sewing Machine II - YouTube
Secret Life Of Machines The Sewing Machine Part 1 - YouTube  Part 1-3
Elias Howe - Wikipedia 
July 9, 1819 – October 3, 1867, an American inventor best known for his creation of the modern lockstitch sewing machine.
Massachusetts


14689 180910  Cold War  Hungary allows East Germans refugees to leave - Sep 10, 1989 - HISTORY.com
10th September 1989 Hungary allows East Germans into Austria - YouTube
The Revolutions Of 1989 - YouTube

Presidents:    George H. W. Bush    #41

14688 180909  2018 US Open Highlights Novak Djokovic defeats Juan Martín del Potro in straight sets to win ESPN - YouTube
US Open    Aug. 27 - Sept. 9, 2018    Official Site of the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event
Sports  2018

14687 180909  Real-time NFL Scores 2018 - Week 1 NFL.com
49ers vs. Vikings Week 1 Highlights NFL 2018 - YouTube vikings beat San Francisco 24-16
NFL 2018 Regular Season Week 1 Schedule - NFL.com   Sept. 6, 9, and 10, 2018
Sports  2018

14686 180909  Congress renames the nation “United States of America” - Sep 09, 1776 - HISTORY.com 
America

14685 180909  California becomes the 31st state in record time - Sep 09, 1850 - HISTORY.com
California

14684 180908  Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams in dramatic final US Open News Official Site of the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event
US Open    Aug. 27 - Sept. 9, 2018    Official Site of the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event
Sports  2018

14683 180908    September 8, 2018    Nature Notes, Matt's Walk 10 a.m. -  12 p.m. @ Arboretum, Chaska, MN, Sunny, 72 degrees F @ 12 p.m. 
Show & Tell: Nests: Cardinal, House Finch; dead Blue Jay
Mushrooms: Coral, Puffball, Jelly, Chicken of the Woods, gilled vs. pores,
Plants: Monotropa uniflora - Wikipedia: Indian pipe or ghost plant,
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Goldfinch, Canada Goose, Blue Jay (calls), Chickadee calls, Red-eyed Vireo calls, Song Sparrow?,
Painted Turtles sunning themselves on a log in a pond,
Monarch butterfly, Green Darner dragonfly, Pyrrharctia isabella - Wikipedia: Woolly Bear (dead), Bee, Annual Cicada calls, Cricket calls,
In Bloom: Jewelweed (Touch-me-not), Compass Plant, Prairie Dock, Sarracenia purpurea (Purple Pitcher Plant) Minnesota Wildflowers: Pitcher Plant*, Sneezeweed, Cardinal Flower, Flat-topped Aster, Green Coneflower, Oxeye Daisy?, searchkw=tearthumb: Tearthumb, Alisma triviale (Northern Water Plantain) Minnesota Wildflowers
Seeds/Fruits: Bladdernut, Highbush Cranberry, False Solomon's seal (red fruits), Cuscuta - Wikipedia: Dodder, Acorn, Jewelweed (Touch-me-not) seed pods, Winterberry, Black Walnut, Cattail, Arisaema triphyllum - Wikipedia: Jack-in-the-pulpit,
Lemnoideae - Wikipedia: Duckweed,
Drosera rotundifolia (Round-leaved Sundew*) Minnesota Wildflowers, Venus flytrap - Wikipedia*: native to North Carolina and South Carolina
Carnivorous plant - Wikipedia
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Before and after the walk    Bloomington, Chaska, Vitoria
Egret, Bald Eagle, Killdeer, Gull, Mallard Duck, Canada Goose, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk on an osprey's nest platform, Red-tailed Hawk on a light pole over the highway, a flock of around 30 Starlings?,
Roadkill Gray Squirrel, 
Checked out some of the Origami sculptures @ Arboretum   Origami in the Garden

September 7, 2018, St. Paul, MN   

Encountered a deer couple on a park trail around 7 p.m.; the buck has antlers .
Nature Notes  2018


14682 180907  Electric car wins the first auto race in the United States - Sep 07, 1896 - HISTORY.com
Cars  |  Rhode Island


14681 180907  Protests at the Miss America Pageant - Sep 07, 1968 - HISTORY.com
Me Too movement - Wikipedia  2006, 2017
Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition, will no longer judge based on physical appearance - ABC News  2018
Miss America moves on without swimsuits  CNN 2018

Miss Minnesota and Miss America

14680 180906-0907     R.I.P.    Burt Reynolds    September 6, 2018
Actor Burt Reynolds has died at 82 - YouTube  CNN
Burt Reynolds Dead: 'Deliverance,' 'Boogie Nights' Star Was 82 | Hollywood Reporter  - 
"I always wanted to experience everything and go down swinging," he wrote in the final paragraph of his memoir. "Well, so far, so good. I know I'm old, but I feel young. And there's one thing they can never take away: Nobody had more fun than I did."
Burt Reynolds - IMDb
Smokey and the Bandit - Eastbound and Down - YouTube
Deliverance (1972) - IMDb
born
February 11, 1936    Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds - Wikipedia
 February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018, an American actor, director and producer.
Michigan  |  Missouri  |  Florida

14679 180906  First tank produced - Sep 06, 1915 - HISTORY.com  England
Evolution Of United Kingdom Tanks (1916 - 1998) - YouTube
Tank Chats | Little Willie | The Tank Museum - YouTube


14678 180906  John C. Fremont reaches the Great Salt Lake - Sep 06, 1844 - HISTORY.com
The Conquerors: John C. Fremont - Conqueror of California - YouTube
born January 21, 1813    John C. Fremont
John C. Frémont - Wikipedia 
January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890, an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the 1840s, when he led four expeditions into the American West, that era's penny press and admiring historians accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder.
Explorers
Great Basin - Wikipedia  |  Utah  |  California
Georgia  |  South Carolina

14677 180905  Pasternak’s Dr. Zhivago appears in the United States - Sep 05, 1958 - HISTORY.com
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1958 - NobelPrize.org
Boris Pasternak Documentary - YouTube
Why 'Doctor Zhivago' was dangerous - YouTube
Russian poet Boris Pasternak 1 - YouTube
Doctor Zhivago (1965) - IMDb
Doctor Zhivago Trailer 1965 - YouTube
Boris Pasternak - Wikipedia
  10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1890 – 30 May 1960, a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. In his native Russian, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life (1917), is one of the most influential collections ever published in the Russian language. ...
Cold War

Presidents    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34

14676 180904  Inactivity puts adults worldwide at risk of disease  Deutsche Welle, Sept. 4, 2018

14675 180904  Google turns 20: In search of next multibillion-dollar company  Deutsche Welle, Sept. 4, 2018

14674 180904  President Truman makes first transcontinental television broadcast - Sep 04, 1951 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Harry S. Truman    #33

14673 180904  Tsunami pounds Japanese islands - Sep 04, 1596 - HISTORY.com
List of historical tsunamis - Wikipedia
2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami - Wikipedia

For more info on Japan, check out Explore Japan Info

Labor Day    Monday, September 3, 2018    Photo Gallery (フォトギャラリー) ; Letter: 5 | 62 | 136 ; レター: 5 | 62 | 136
 
14672 180903  Cold War  Bush prepares for summit with Gorbachev - Sep 03, 1990 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    George H. W. Bush    #41

14671 180903     born September 3, 1963    Malcolm Gladwell
Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell born - Sep 03, 1963 - HISTORY.com
Malcolm Gladwell - Wikipedia  CM  born September 3, 1963, a Canadian journalist, author, and public speaker.
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell ► Animated Book Summary - YouTube
Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce Malcolm Gladwell - YouTube
England  |  Canada 


14670 180902  20 unspoiled destinations you should visit ASAP  MSN, 8/13/2018
Travel

14669 180902  First ATM opens for business - Sep 02, 1969 - HISTORY.com
ATM inventor still can't cash in at home wfaa.com
Donald Wetzel - Wikipedia 
born January 3rd, 1929, an American businessman known for holding the USA patent to the automatic teller machine.

14668 180902  Minnesota town burns - Sep 01, 1894 - HISTORY.com
Firestorm: 1894 Hinkley, Minnesota - YouTube
Minnesota


14667 180902  First Anglo women settle west of the Rockies - Sep 01, 1836 - HISTORY.com
PBS - THE WEST - Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

Native Americans  |  Washington  |  Idaho  

14666 180901  
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