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Musings: On the editor's mind

Last week offered abundant opportunities to muse about the weather.

We had a thunderstorm Saturday night. A thunderstorm. A real rain. Lightening lit the sky. At 10 p.m. the thunder was distant from La Conner, but it came steadily close, out of the west. Fifteen minutes later the rumble had moved closer, centered over eastern Fidalgo island. It woke people up in Shelter Bay.

The report from Seattle was of over 1,250 lightning strikes during the night. That probably included our local light show.

Saturday offered a storm for the senses: lightening lit the sky, ears echoed with thunder. For the...


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