August 16th, 2006

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Clouds over Wichita Falls

Our television tends to stray over to the Texas cable network, which frequently features a Doppler weather radar. These radar images feature colorful green patches over a map, showing which towns get the cooling balm of rain. For some reason, the rain seems always to hover to our northwest, so that towns like Wichita Falls, Amarillo and Throckmorton get rain, while we continue with our sunny, drought-filled days. I wonder if it is all a metaphor for something.

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