Archive for March, 2009

Outside of Michigan

16 weeks ago I posted this image and received some very nice comments from some of my friends. Last night when I was checking my blog this image was gone, vanished into thin air. Also the image below showing the Turnagain Arm no longer had a thin boarder around it like my other shots! Now […]


Just three Latin words reveal the meanings of most cloud names: Stratus meaning layer; cumulus, the word for lump or heap; and cirrus, which means wispy or curly. Add to this basic group the word nimbus, which means ‘pouring down rain,’ alto, the word meaning middle, and fracto for broken and you’ve got almost the entire sky covered.