Day: June 1, 2018

Storm Season


More of a graphic shape than a documentary picture. At least that’s how I see it. The silhouetted train car shape makes it so. It was just something I saw one late afternoon in the swamp. The swamp that has become really swampy. And, not to be forgotten, June 1 is the official start of hurricane season. Even though Alberto missed us and made land fall close to the Alabama — Florida border, he just arrived early.  Besides, he was a subtropical storm. Whatever that is. Too much slicing and dicing of data for me. Luckily, the folks who predict such seasonal events are saying this year is a normal hurricane season. So was last year. So was 2005 when Hurricane Katrina blew us to New Mexico. How did those years turn out? Just ask the folks in Puerto Rico who still have no electrical power. And, whose death toll from last year just increased yesterday by some 4,000 souls. Numbers add up to nothing. Neil Young wrote that in a song. I believe him. …