Friday, August 31, 2012
Wisconsinites will be able to check out a big, blue moon tonight. While it won't actually take on a blue hue, tonights full moon marks the second one in August. The next blue moon won't take place until 2015.
Today, our solar system will offer a playful 'wink' at first man on the moon, Niel Armstrong. A private service will be held of Armstrong Friday after he passed away in Ohio Saturday, according to Fox 6. But don't expect to see moon take on a true, blue hue. A blue moon refers to the rarity of multiple full moons in a month or season. Friday's full moon will be the second in August. The first took place on Aug. 1. Two blue moons in a month typically occurs every 2.7 years, according to the Huffington Post. The last blue moon was on Dec. 31, 2009, and the next won't occur until 2015. Best time to see the Blue Moon: The moon will be at its fullest at 8:58 a.m. CST, according to the Farmers' Almanac. And if you're looking for a special…
Monday, June 18, 2012
As Steve Cannon runs for cancer research around Lake Michigan, he's showing off his Patch pride with a water bottle filled with flowers.
It's a task many people only attempt once, not 40 times. Steve Cannon is running 40 marathons in 40 days to raise awareness and money for cancer research. Patch met up with Cannon at Klode Park in Whitefish Bay two weeks ago at Klode Park in Whitefish Bay. He explained what drives him to take on the 1,037 mile trek in this video. We gave him a Patch T-shirt and water bottle to say thanks and now he's showing off that Patch pride by documenting some of his stops with a flower-filled water bottle in front of noticeable landmarks. There’s a Twitter account following his every move at @RunCannonRun. He’s keeping fans updated on Facebook and Brian Meeks is chronicling Cannon's multiple marathons with a blog entitled, "Lake Effect." In the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Steve Cannon is running a marathon around Lake Michigan to raise money for cancer awareness and research and he stopped in Milwaukee Wednesday.
An Iowa man is running 40 marathons in 40 days around Lake Michigan to raise money for cancer awareness and cancer research. Patch caught up with Cannon at Klode Park in Whitefish Bay on Wednesday and he explained what he thinks about when he's running and who and what fuels his drive to continue. This marathon will take him 1,037 miles along the entire Lake Michigan coastline, the sixth-largest lake in the world. He’s keeping fans updated on Facebook as well, with posts about everything from what he’s having for breakfast, like a double-decker salami and cheese sandwich, to his relationship with “Mom,” his nickname for Lake Michigan. There’s a Twitter account following his every move as well at @RunCannonRun.