Welcome to my little slice of the universe! This page contains links to
the many different web sites that I have created! The themes of these
sites are quite diverse, and include meteorology, photography, personal
writings, fan pages for TV shows, vegetarianism, humor, and more! If
you have any comments about any of these sites, you can email me at email@example.com.
Meteorology / Photos / Climate
(Bob Ruhf's Homepage of
Weather and Photo Galleries)
I consider this site to be my primary homepage. It contains weather
photos, climate information, and weather information. It also contains
several photo galleries highlighting the beauty of the western United
and Grand Teton National Parks)
This web site is a photo gallery highlighting various locations that
were visited during Western Michigan University's May 2001 Regional
Geography field course to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
Over 60 locations were visited during the 15-day journey to and from
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
Normals and Records)
The page contains normal high and low temperatures, and record high and
low temperatures for all 366 days of the year for 21 locations in the
states of Michigan, Illinois, and Minnesota.
(Monthly Climate Data
for Grand Rapids, Michigan)
This page contains month by month weather data covering the period of
October 1948 through the current month. It includes precipitation and
snowfall totals, as well as temperature averages.
Entertainment and Interests
(Bob Ruhf's Humor Site)
This page is my jokes and humor page. It contains computer jokes,
weather jokes, and much more! There is also my humorous list of the
"Top 10 Signs That You Might Be a Weather Nut."
(The Music of Bob
Riley & the Fishers)
I was first exposed to the music of Bob Riley & the Fishers during
the early 1990s while I was the dj for a Christian alternative rock
radio program. This page contain several songs from then that you can
download from them, including 3 songs that are covers of Bob Dylan
This unofficial fan page of the Nickelodeon TV show "Caitlin's Way"
contains links, images, and information about the show. It also
contains detailed written summaries of various episodes.
I have been a vegetarian since 1997. My vegetarian site features
vegetarian links, my own personal story about how I became vegetarian,
and philosophical arguments for vegetarianism from a Christian point of
I have lived in Michigan all of my life and I love its beauty and
climate. My Michigan site contains images highlighting the seasons that
characterize the state. It also contains climate data for various
locations in the state.
(Friends of Bob
This site contains links to the web sites of several of my friends, as
well as images of a couple of my friends.
(How I Found Faith in Jesus
This story describes the details that led to my becoming a Christian at
the age of 16, and my life during the 20 months that followed my
(How I Learned to Hate
This story briefly describes the most influential experiences I had as
a child (from the age of 5 to the age of 18) taught me to hate racial
(Emails About My
This is a collection of emails that I received from people after my
older sister died of a heart attack at the age of 34 in 1998. It is
meant as a tribute both to my sister and to the very caring friends
that I have.
5. My favorite bands are Family Force 5, To Speak of Wolves, and the Devil Wears Prada.
6. My favorite TV show is the classic "Twilight Zone" that aired
from 1959 to 1964. I also like the now-cancelled Fox show "24". I also confess to being a big fan of
"Sponge Bob Square Pants!" Sponge Bob rules!
10. I am currently a Senior Research Associate with Science and
Mathematics Program Improvement (SAMPI), an evaluation center within
the Mallinson Institute for Science Education (MISE) at Western