Thursday, September 24, 2009
SKYWATCH FRIDAY - Only a Small Break in the Haze, But We'll Take It
Someone should tell summer that it’s over. As the famous saying goes, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” The temperatures around here would be quite nice—up in the 20s/70s—but the humidity index has been adding a good 5-6 degrees of extra (wilting) heat. And my house really holds onto the heat. On top of everything else, there hasn’t been a breath of wind. I’ve had enough *waving white flag* I’m ready for the mild early fall weather. Not too chilly, just something more livable. At least yesterday we had a brief break in the string of overcast days, with a few clouds decorating the welcome blue. I stood on the front lawn, pointed my camera straight up, and shot this through the canopy of my honey locust, and some of the neighbor’s ashes and elms. There was even a nice breeze tossing the branches, so there’s hope!
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