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Chasing Rainbows

Posted: Tuesday, August 1st, 2006 @ 3:58 pm in Weather | Comments Off on Chasing Rainbows

A summer shower brings renewal, a cleansing of the air, the sky, and the land below. It replaces the dog days’ heat with air so brisk it snaps, and that alone makes up for the slight inconvenience of rain. But old mother nature has even more in store – as a finale – a rainbow. […]

Anger of the Gods

Posted: Saturday, April 15th, 2006 @ 3:13 pm in Weather | Comments Off on Anger of the Gods

In Colorado a tree exploded near our motorhome; shattered bark flew in every direction. In New Mexico thunderbolts crashed down on the ridge-top hiking trail that was our only route back to camp. In Florida lightning and thunder continued for seven hours until we gave up trying to get any sleep at all that night. […]

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