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Recent retiree--35 year's experience teaching reading, English, adult basic education and volunteer leadership skills. Started this blog to exchange ideas and commentary with friends and others having an interest in joining the discussions. Greatest life accomplishments include: 1.organized my 3rd grade class to check out library books for me to get around librarian's weekly limit--Amazon.com, the Mullins Elementary 3rd Grade Class of 1956 is still waiting for "thank you" notes; 2. volunteered in the Peace Corps, island of St. Kitts, West Indies; 3.taught adults to read, earn their GEDs., and speak English as a second language; 4. bought a border collie puppy for $6, got evicted rather than give him up, and began a life-long love affair with all things "Dog"; 5. joined a physical fitness boot camp in my mid-50s--don't mess with someone who's been doing regulation pushups in wet grass at 5:30 a.m.; 6. walked across Northern England with best friend Sally--over 80 miles from the Irish to North Seas; and 7. travelled to many foreign countries for pleasure and work.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Skywatch Friday - After the Storm




After a terrific storm came through the area on Wednesday night, this is how the sky looked at around 9 p.m.  In first photo you can barely see the moon peeking through the treetop.  The full moon shot a few minutes later is one that I managed by leaning against wet house siding to steady the camera for the big zoom.  Must think about getting a tripod!

Linking to Skywatch Friday .

6 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Gorgeous shots, love the colors in first shot and the beautiful moon. Happy Skywatching!

Brian King said...

Gorgeous sky! It was too cloudy here to see the moon. Maybe tonight.

TexWisGirl said...

really beautiful - that top shot is just full of color!

Laura said...

oh how lovely!!!

Anne (cornucopia) said...

Beautiful sky and moon photos!

Heide Schiffer said...

Super Himmelsbilder, der Mond gefällt mir besonders :)
Gruss von heiDE