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The End (Micro-fiction)

The clouds rained hails. The knot in my stomach clenched and unclenched, twisting my intestines into a gnarled root of fear. A moment ago, the sun was devouring the landscape, scorching through the crevices of our city lives, and now the sky was smoking ruins. 44 more words


All Hail Mother Nature

Just when you think things are going fine in the garden, Mother Nature decides to shake things up. This has been a weird growing season. I have talked to and heard from growers at various ends of the state and the general feeling is that this has not been a good year to be a grower. 432 more words



En français

2016 has provided one problem after another. On Wednesday August 17th a hail storm hit Puimisson and the surrounding area. It was very violent and very localised, seeming to have taken a path from east to west across La Garrigue, Sainte Suzanne /Metaierie (worst hit) and on to Segrairals. 344 more words


Plane Hit By Golf ball-sized Hailstones

July 2016 was a crazy month in more ways than one. A global spike in terror attacks and people going postal was apparently mirrored by Mother Nature. 213 more words


Day 5 19 miles 1800ft - into the Elynyth

As the 5th day of hiking begins a wonderful transformation occurs. Total immersion in nature, taking whatever the weather and terrain throws at you, you begin to wear you backpack rather than carry it. 9 more words

Cambrian Way

My HBCU: Bethune-Cookman University #HailWildcats 

I have always attended PWI (Predominately White Insituitions) from Elementary to High School. Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed being around people of different cultures and backgrounds but I knew deep down I wanted to be in an atmosphere with a strong black culture. 561 more words

One Solace

amidst hail torn leaves

no less intoxicating

the scent of nasturtium