That's a Big Hailstone!

We had an amazing storm yesterday which turned to hail for a time. Asha, our 18 year old, got excited and gathered some of the hailstones and saved them in the freezer. She and I went out during a break in the weather to see the swollen streams as they entered the ocean, pushing the surging sea up in a brown maelstrom. Storms are exciting, but I must say my young lettuce plants weren’t too impressed. Some of their leaves were bruised and needed to be removed. Here are a couple of photos Asha took. The photo of the storm was taken through an open door. Do you see the orbs? That’s not reflection in a window. The other photo gives you an indication of just how big the hailstones were.

Orbs Captured in a Photo of the Hailstorm


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