Newbie from the UK moving to Utah soon

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The one thing I noticed when I was in Utah was the wind was always blowing.
Same thing for me when I lived in Idaho Falls, ID between June 1973 to June 1975. Seemed the wind never, ever stopped. I had lots of hair back then, and it was always blown into a mess by the time I'd walked the 300 yards to school. I wasn't smart enough to carry a small comb, so I'd get to my first class with my hair a screamin' disaster.

I hated Idaho; just hated it. I went back to my home there in Summer 2004 and knocked on the door. The owner answered, I told her who I was and she invited me in to tour my home from 29 years previous. She'd done a great deal of remodeling, although the bedroom for my brother and I was still the same color. The furnace room my dad had spent hundreds of hours turning into a bedroom for my younger sister had been gutted. A passageway between the downstairs living room and the laundry room had been filled-in. The breakfast counter in the upstairs kitchen had been removed. It was her house, so she had every right to do with it what she wanted.
 

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The other thing I notice in my trips to Utah is the lack of windmills generating electricity.
I hate them ugly batsards. Entire hillsides have been destroyed by those hideous things. Yeah; they may supply some electricity... but it must not be very much per each because there are so many of them in comparatively small areas. And I hear birds of prey fly into the blades and get killed.
 
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There is trouble with all forms of tech. I was not referring to wind farms, I was thinking about the rancher with property out away from town. Single tower less than 50 feet in the air. I drove through Palm Springs once on the freeway and out of the 100's of towers there were 3-4 turning. Our tax dollars at work again. I have a buddy that has 2 400 watt 1 600 watt and 1 1000 watt towers for his homestead. He has told me over and over the 2 smaller ones produce far more hours of electricity than the other two combined. All about how much wind and for how long. There are 4 towers less than 3 miles from my land in East Tucson. Only 2 turn, one is missing a blade.
 
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Christmas might be a premature.
I just read an what I am going to call an intelligent outlook. Lowered all expectation on infections and the herd immunity, a good thing. However the author made the assumption that once you have covid you can not get it again. I do not believe that has been proven. If it has I missed it. The basis of his paper was based on Sweden, works fine there, this is not Sweden.

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