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Confused moments of the week

A few days ago the weather seemed to be fine and sunny. I started walking over to the mall a few streets away, when suddenly a rain drop fell on my forehead. 133 more words

The Storm

Hey you. Over there. I see you. Your big, daring clouds are hanging high above the sky, but I see more.

Warnings spread quickly through the waves of sound and straight into my ears. 178 more words


Tornados, Hail And Floods Hit Plains From Texas To Minnesota

A powerful storm system stretching from Texas to Minnesota brought flash flood warnings early Sunday after kicking up at least 29 damaging tornadoes overnight and pounding the region with baseball-sized hail. 581 more words


Melon-art, slugs and publishers

These are not necessarily connected, but reflect my divergent states of mind. We have been in Prague for (my husband’s) conference and were royally entertained. The food was actually ‘awesome’, both the meals and the continuous supply of irresistible nibbles,  280 more words

Writing Notes

Water, water, everywhere...

This morning I planted five morning glory seedlings under the old cat ladder, a rickety wooden ladder to nowhere that makes a perfect trellis for morning glories. 929 more words

Spring? Summer? No, winter...

It’s the Tuesday of the Chelsea Flower Show and according to TM’s little diary this day last year was too hot to garden! So what does it do today? 35 more words

Nature Notes

Chase Log: 5/16/15 Elmer, OK

To say this chase was an adventure would be quite an understatement! There were a lot of firsts for me on this chase. I saw my first Oklahoma tornado, which was my first rain-wrapped tornado, viewed from the northeast for the first time, and saw the biggest hail I’ve ever seen. 1,736 more words

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