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All Things Considered

06 Aug

That is the program I listened to Wednesday morning while driving across the Lewis Bridge into Missouri.  The Kid stretched to look out the window at the meeting of the two great rivers. 

“What do you see, Kid?”

“Sharks!”

Sharks in the Illinois and Missouri Rivers.  Beware!

The <a href="NPR program during that hour was hosted by Michele Norris and Melissa Block.  I like their voices and interview styles. There are no NPR stations in my area according to the station finder.  These types of stations are likely to be set on my radio if they can be found.  The website will suffice. 

The drought continues.  No rain.  Hot days.  Oklahoma had rain last week and on Wednesday of this week there was rain and fantastic lightning storms as the sun retired for the day behind the curtain in the West. 

I bought a rain guage.  It won’t be used for a while.  Windshield wipers need to be replaced on my car.  Maybe next week.

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15 Comments

Posted by on August 6, 2011 in Oklahoma, Photography, weather

 

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15 responses to “All Things Considered

  1. msgoldmanwords

    August 6, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    1. I love All Things Considered
    2. The “sharks” comment was adorable
    3. This is an AMAZING picture, I love weather related pictures 🙂

     
  2. Pam

    August 6, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Awesome Picture, it tell the story….

     
  3. wildwesty

    August 6, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    it’s raining like in that picture in my world tonight…. 😦 We’ve had a very lousy summer.

     
  4. wildstorm

    August 6, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    We have too, Westy. Very hot with little rain.

     
  5. wildstorm

    August 6, 2011 at 3:59 pm

    Thanks Pam!

     
  6. lowandslow

    August 6, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Sitting in Dallas this sunny, hot day, dark clouds and rain like that are only a fantasy. The day will come…so I’m told. Beautiful photo. 🙂

    S

     
  7. wildstorm

    August 6, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    MsGoldman, thank you for your visit. I stopped by your blog and will certainly visit again.

     
  8. wildstorm

    August 6, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    S, it’s nice having low humidity.

     
  9. Les

    August 6, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Stunning!

     
  10. Elisa

    August 6, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Love the photo and the shark comment. I enjoy listening to All things considered and NPR almost everyday in my part of the world. The rain will come!

     
  11. swanpetal

    August 7, 2011 at 11:32 am

    Everyone is crazy about sharks lately! 🙂 Love the photo! And I’m trying to send some rain your way.

     
  12. masterharper

    August 8, 2011 at 9:27 am

    Cute kid you have there 🙂 Sharks in the Missouri and Mississippi?

     
  13. plaridel

    August 10, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    great shot! i wonder if i can use it for my desktop background. with your permission, of course. 🙂

     
  14. wildstorm

    August 10, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    Plaridel, you may. And what a huge compliment. Thank you.

     
  15. wizardress

    August 13, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    I love this shot too.. 🙂 I also love that the kid was seeing sharks- 🙂 great imagination

     

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