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Satellite Image of the Week #6

This week’s satellite image is from this morning over the Gulf Coast.  There’s nothing particularly special about it, though you can clearly see the influence of the sea breeze along the coast.   51 more words

Weather

Satellite Image of the Week #5

This week’s satellite image is from this morning over Colorado.  It is not a visible satellite image, as I often post, but rather a water vapor image.   262 more words

Weather

Rain Shadow

That side of the mountain which does not get much rain is known as the Rain Shadow. The winds after crossing the summits of the mountains descend along the slopes on the other side of the mountains , but in descending they get warmed up and become dry. 81 more words

Geography

Rain drops

I took this photograph Friday with my cell phone for Photrablogger’s Mundane Monday #64. The pattern of the drops spreading is beautiful. Just a small thing. 15 more words

Rural Doctor

......Rain-Shadow......~by Gitima Deka

……Rain-Shadow……

Changes come this way
With some attitude deep down to earth
Storms and thunders come and go
Nothing can prevent your fall
A fall in love so devine… 42 more words

Poetry

Lid

Lid: the bending down of a substance to make a cover; the fold of a cover over a sleeper, a fold of skin over an eye, a circle of metal fashioned by a smith, a round disk of earth fashioned by a potter, and a steep slope sheltering a village are all instances of this energy, embodied by the art of earth and hand. 36 more words

Etymology