-This summer, we had the least rain since . . . ever. This winter we have had the most snow since . . . you guessed it, ever.
I could be wrong, but this is how I understand it. There is a finite amount of H2O on the earth. We can’t use it up. I don’t think anymore is being made naturally. Some places used to get more precipitation than others, now those places are either getting more than usual—or less. Much more and much less.
So, over the course of a year, we will probably get the average amount of precipitation, just not evenly spread out. There is a saying: Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get.
Well, we’re gettin’ it alright. Everyone is.
Remember when your parents would say, “I remember when . . .” and you would roll your eyes? Well, I remember when . . .
I decided to take some time off coming up with weird ideas—well, I’ll still have them, I’m just not writing them down—well, I’ll write them down, but not draw—OK. I’m just not going to post them. Here’s some past favorites:
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Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella trilogy, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.
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