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Lightning in the Sky

360 degree lightning tonight. And constant. But the thunder is inaudible. So we got a light show in the sky on this 9/11 anniversary, a time for reflection.

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The Silent Mysteries of Heat Lightning

It was 85 degrees already–both inside and out–when I woke up before 7 to take Ollie for a walk.  The heat was oppressive, and any movement in the air more akin to someone standing too close, breathing on your skin, … Continue reading

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The Best Show on Earth

It’s Independence Day weekend and fireworks from many surrounding towns are visible on the horizon from our 2nd floor apartment in a house out in the country.  Right now we can see Hinesburg, Starksboro, and Burlington fireworks.  It sounds like … Continue reading

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Cloud to Ground Lightning

My favorite new phrase is “deadly cloud to ground lightning.”  Really fun to say, though obviously not fun to experience.  It’s a phrase we’re hearing a lot lately; I’m not sure exactly why, but we’ve been having tons of thunderstorms … Continue reading

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