Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Faint Illumination

05151203 Lightning partially illuminates a small evening storm.

Could Of Gone Off?

Why do people say alarms go off?  I see and hear this all the time. 'The tornado siren went off'. 'Alarm bells were going off.' 'My alarm clock went off.' Don't they actually go on?  This is nothing new, by the way.  People have been saying something goes off, when it really goes on, for decades or longer.

Crescent Moon at Dawn


Thursday, May 10, 2012

Some Mallards Stopped by the House

05101202 One hen {closest} and two drakes 05101201 The red weigela was blooming. A white iris too.