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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Lightning Show

Why the Rainbow Hedgehog has "rainbow" attached to its name
Last night, beginning about 10:30 there was an incredible storm:  lots of X-ray lightning, rumbling thunder, but very little rain.  For the first time in a long time Becca was anxious about the weather, coming into our bedroom to wake me to make sure everything was okay.  She was panting and pacing, and I actually had to sit up with her awhile before she calmed down.  It took the storm about an hour to clear out.  Very annoying.  I've decided to file a complaint against Zeus about his untoward behavior.  (An amusing aside about today's images.  When I took that last photo of a spring--which at first I believed to be a millipede--my advanced new camera warned me it had "detected a blink."  I'll be darned:  a blinking spring.)
Becca and Dr. K on the trail behind the mountain

Near the rock shelter

Through a deep chasm

Shadow of the rock shelter

Flower of the Creosote Bush

Another

Spiritual Prickly Pear pad

When I first saw this I thought it was a millipede

2 comments:

Dr. K said...

Do you mean a "holy" prickly pear pad?

Scott said...

Given the way you feel about your new camera, I suspect that the word "blinking" is a euphemism for the camera: "Blinking" camera!

What the heck does "Detected a blink" even mean?

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