Thoreau on Maine.
The following entries were written in the Nature category:
The other night Matt kept pestering me to grab my camera and get some shots of the approaching storm. I’m sure glad he did because I got about 3 shots off from the balcony before it started pouring rain and this one captured the lightning very well.
Providence and southern Massachusetts got the better part of a foot of snow in the last twenty four hours. Everything is just totally covered. This is the first time I’ve ever experienced a thunder and snow storm together. Definitely cool.
Just got back from a weekend of Sea Kayaking in Maine. It was cold, wet, and windy. I thoroughly enjoyed myself.
And now we begin our long descent into the cold of Winter.
It’s about fifty degrees too hot for me today.
The West Wing mentioned Mars Direct tonight.
A Martian day is 24 hours, 39 minutes, and 35.244 seconds long.
With the unfortunate appearance in the news today of the problems at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex in communicating with the Mars Spirit, I decided to watch The Dish tonight.
This has gone far enough. I’m getting sick of all the articles that have been appearing that denounce Bush’s Mars plan as unfeasible and too costly.
The weather in Santa Monica has been pleasantly cold, but I’m off to New York where it’s apparently rather warm for this time of year. Bah.
A 6.5 earthquake just hit San Simeon. We could feel it all the way down here in LA.
There was a racoon perched on the roof as I arrived home this evening.
Something clicked this evening, and it felt like Autumn.
The wind is howling. Tumbling down the chimney.
Dolphins are crafty. They seem to have this amazing sense of when someone is trying to take a picture of them.
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