Daily Archive for August 10th, 2009

New Mexico highway sign read “…

New Mexico highway sign read “Gusty Winds May Exist”. I did not realize that meteorology was an existential question. (Weather or not?) #fb

New Mexico highway sign read “…

New Mexico highway sign read “Gusty Winds May Exist”. I did not realize that meteorology was an existential question. (Weather or not?) #fb

Much to my surprise, I rather …

Much to my surprise, I rather like this part of Texas. #fb http://schmap.me/berwvw

Where the Wind Goes Blowing Down the Plain

Oklahoma Wind Farms

Oklahoma Wind Farms

Driving across America, one gets a feel for how large and varied is our country. In Oklahoma, I soared through miles and miles of wind farms. I know that some communities have fought against these turbines, referring to them as “eye pollution” but I thought they were beautiful. I could have spent hours just watching them spin.

Approaching Shamrock, Texas, the town where I spent last night, I saw multiple storms dumping rain twenty miles away. I was like driving under a gigantic, gray sponge.