News Appetizers Are for the Birds

It’s news! It’s not good! Life still goes on.

In a surprise to no one, the Pentagon backed arming Syrian rebels. NYTimes

The hunt is on for an ex-cop who has gone on a shooting rampage in retaliation for having been fired. NYTimes

There’s a storm coming! If you live on the east coast, there could be up to two feet of snow through today and tomorrow. Remember: drive slowly, brake slowly, and stay home if you can. NPR¬†

A powerful quake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. CNN

Legal grounds for drone strikes are questionable. ProPublica

Rarer than rare baseball card sells for $92,000. Chicago Tribune

To make yourself feel better, here’s a gorgeous video of birds.

By [E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.

2 replies on “News Appetizers Are for the Birds”

The governor of Massachusetts declared a driving ban after 4pm with up to a year in jail and $500 fine. My part of western Mass is still slated for 24+”. Which really just means I will spend most of the next 48 hours alternately on skis/snowshoes or drinking adult beverages. Either way: win!

And I return you bird for bird:

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