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This isn't a typical Ozark August scene. Last summer, under the sky's blank blue canvas, arid ground crunched underfoot, and weeds wilted from lack of moisture. Now the days are enlivened with thunder and lightning and rain pouring from the clouds.
It's said that the Eskimos have a dozen different terms for snow. We already have a couple for rain: gully-washer and toad-choaker, but if this stretch continues, our vocabulary may sprout a few more.
Weekly Top Shot
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