Sunday, October 31, 2010

Stormy Skies, California style

Winter has arrived!... And I've got the skies to prove it!
But first, from the whatever catches my eye file....
The Medium - NY Times
Published: October 29, 2010
Funeral for a Friend
Mourning the analog (old fashioned!) phone call

12 Bizarre Sea Creatures
Remarkable Creatures - Translating the Stories of Life Forms Etched in Stone
PUZZLE- Many of the creatures found in the fossil record from the time immediately preceding the Cambrian are so unlike modern forms that deciphering what they are and how they lived continues to challenge paleontologists.
Published: July 26, 2010
Deep Sea Treasures: Amazing Pictures from the Census for Marine Life

This is where all the news sites are gathering their info, Check out the real deal:

Deep-sea images reveal colorful life off Indonesia


The Scales Fall
Is there any hope for our overfished oceans?
by Elizabeth Kolbert

This reviews and expands upon several recent books about the topic:

OK, now on to skies, and a bit of photography. Winter has arrived in Northern California....
No doubt about it when the sky looks like this!:

For more:
I have accentuated all of these a bit in Photoshop, with 'levels' adjustments, but that's all - I could no more create these knarly, angry, twisted cloud-scapes than I could fly to the moon!
'Mother nature' is a bitch sometimes... but she's always creative about it - it's never the same sky twice.