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  •  Imagine the perfect day. (3+ / 0-)
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    Dirtandiron, foresterbob, PSzymeczek

    Blue skies, lots of sunshine, and a bit of a breeze coming up from the South.  As the day progresses, the temperatures start climbing, and that Southerly breeze starts pumping moisture into the atmosphere.  Bit by bit, the humidity begins to rise --- as does the dewpoint --- and the barometer starts to drop.

    By mid-day, what was a beautiful morning is somewhat uncomfortable --- it's gotten hot and sticky.  The moisture-laden air has gotten heavier, and it's a bit harder for some to breathe comfortably.  The sky is still bright, but it's become a washed-out blue.  The breeze picks up, the branches begin to sway, and you begin to think to yourself: It's coming....

    It's mid-afternoon now; the sunlight is starting to fade behind an ever-thickening layer of pastel gray sky, and what was only several hours ago a slight breeze is now growing gusty.  The wind turns and now comes from the West, and the skies on the horizon begin to darken.  The light in the sky fades, the birds stop chirping, and everything grows quiet.  Uncomfortably, unnaturally, unusually quiet --- and the skies to the west become a roiling, boiling mass of dark, grayish green.

    It is the calm before the storm --- and what's described in this thread's post is just that:  The calm before the storm....

    Proponents of gun violence own guns. Opponents of gun violence do not own guns. What part of this do you not understand?

    by Liberal Panzer on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 10:49:25 AM PST

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