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Catzilla. (Part Four) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The wily mountain lion featured in the story "Not Your Everyday Stray ...: Catzilla's Story" continues to elude the animal authorities and terrify people...
Catzilla. (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The rogue mountain lion continues to cause problems for a family living out west, in the state of Utah...
Chareys Devastation ,,,,Part Two by MaryGrace Patterson
Hurricane Charley was a fairly fast moving storm. I think that fact probally saved some of us from more damage. Some were left with something, others nothing!!!!..
Charleys Destruction Of Punta Gorda , And Our Recovery ,,, part four by MaryGrace Patterson
Charley directly hit the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor area, which is about ten miles from us. It then traveled to Desoto, Hardee, Polk,and Orange counties leaving a trail of devestation from its winds and tornados ...
Chase The Wind: A Storm Chaser's Diary (Part Four) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"I am finally back home after weeks of chasing storms." It seems that severe weather season is winding down. Joe Dorman (aka "Tornado Joe") is looking forward to time with his family after months of chasing storms. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
Chase The Wind: A StormChaser's Diary (Part Two) Fiction by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"Whenever it storms, please take the necessary precautions. This is why most of us do this, to keep y'all safe and informed!" Our intrepid "cloud-hunter" finds himself chasing twisters in north-central Texas. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman. ..
Chasing The Wind! #9: Giving It Up; Too Much Pain ... :( (By Joe Dorman) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Storm chaser Joe Tornado Dorman decides to hang up his storm chasing shoes after the recent devastating tornado outbreaks that raked across the Midwestern and Southern states. Image of stormy skies (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
Chasing The Wind!: A Storm Chaser's Diary, Part Six--Nebraska. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Tornado Joe Dorman and his team chase storms in the High Plains; this entry finds them in storm-wracked Nebraska. Image of lightning and storm clouds (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
Chasing The Wind!: A Storm Chaser's Diary, Tennessee. (Part Eight) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Oogy Pedersen, Joe Dorman's chase partner, writes about their recent trek to Tennessee when bad weather ensued. Image of storm clouds (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
Chasing The Wind: A Storm Chaser's Diary #5: Nashville, TN. Flood 2010. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A storm chaser writes from the scene of devastation and heartbreak...
Chasing The Wind: A Storm Chaser's Diary #10 : Possible Auroras?? (8/5/11) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A storm chaser in Texas might be chasing a different kind of storm later this evening...
Cloud Games. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy enjoys a summer afternoon by imagining shapes in the clouds...
Cloudy Weather. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A person who is scared of severe storms shares her story. (This could be autibiographical because I am scared of storms myself: always have been. LOL) Image (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
Cold Front! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A powerful cold front brings relief from the hot summer weather. Image (c) 2012, by Karla Dorman...
Cold, Wet and Windy by Grahame Howard
A humorous, yet enlightening look at the great British weather..
Coming Together by Linda Bergman-Althouse
An extraordinary and beautiful thing...
A different look at an ageless phenomenon..
Contentment by Carolyn Dooley
Fiction. ..
Cosmos by Walt Hardester
Driving along..
Covered by Kim Schuelke
My friend and I looked for a private sanctuary. We found it--and a whole lot more!..
Dance Of The Sunflowers. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A teen girl remembers her mother, who loved sunflowers. Image of sunflowers (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
Dances With Wrens by Linda Bergman-Althouse
Wonderful Way to Start the Day!! ..
Dancing in the Shadows by Richard Provencher
A mother and young buck discover danger during hunting season and the doe leads hunters off into other directions. Young buck, now alone, learns quickness and instinct may help find his mother again. ..
Dear Betty Jo: Louie Writes... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana writes to Betty Jo Ciagalore in South Florida, to see how they got through the hurricane. She hopes that Betty and her family are okay and that they have weathered the storm's fury...
Dinner Is Late by Ann Gray
A fictional glance inside the amazing reality of the forces of nature as they have existed for eons...
Downhill Towards Fall ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman living in Texas looks forward to the fall season and the start of school for her kids. Image of sunflower and sun (C) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
Elephants Never Forget by Lauryl-Ashton LaFollette
After all, I am an elephant, and elephants never forget...
Empty Nest Syndrome by Linda Allen
It happens every year about this time - late May or early June - my empty nest syndrome. I should be used to it by now, but the same sadness catches me each year as my "children" leave the nest...
Events Intertwined by Ruan Mills Burke
A short story - 790 words The cat knows not the effect of its actions. ..
Ever Wonder about .... Leaves by Richard Kirsch
What really happens to leaves in fall.....
Feathered Time by Linda Bergman-Althouse
A memory that lingers whenever I see the tiniest and most fragile of wildlife. It reminds me to be patient and to stop for the most important moments in life...
Final Leap by J. Blankenship
An essay on flyfishing and the environment...
Fizzled Out Fireworks, Or: A Damp Fourth Of July. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A town deals with flash flooding; as a result, a lot of holiday plans have been scrubbed, much to the disappointment of a young boy. This is his story. Image of supercell thunderstorm (c) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
For The Pulchritude of Peterkin by Tom Hyland
Although written almost six years ago, and submitted to two local Newspapers in Virginia, never even got an acknowledgement! So, needless to say, this was no great "fund-raiser" Maybe one of you "highly successful Fat-Cat" authors will be impressed? ..
Fred And Wilma Gardner: Keep Us In Your Prayers: Dangerous Weather Day!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Wilma and Fred Gardner are in their safe room: there is a high risk of threatening weather today, including the threat of long-lived tornadoes, flooding rains, very large hail, and damaging, downburst winds...
Freedom is Wild by Alexandra Midnight
Just a little note, the "it" and "he" is the animal. When it says animal and beast it is the humans outlook on him. ..
From Here To… Land? by alex canton-dutari
Beta fish tend to jump out of their bowls...
Gentle Thunder. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman enjoys the sound of gently rolling thunder...
George, Joy and a Lion Called Elsa (True story) by Alexander Nderitu
The touching true story of the world's most beloved lion.....
Goats (an excerpt) by Jansen Estrup
Feral goats and the well meaning but misguided attempts to save them ... an excerpt from the short story Good Dog Stories, part of the memoir War Stories for My Grandchildren. ..
God spoke to me today. by Glen Schulz
A very true story of the hand of God.....
Gone with the Wind by M. B.
Nature has made up her mind that what cannot defend itself, shall not be defended. ~ R.W. Emerson ..
There is a sweet, sweet scent in the air. It makes me feel hilarious. It's a flower!..
Green Skies And Fierce Winds (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Now the severe weather threatens Ohio and the Midwest, where this story takes place. God be with our family and friends there; may they be safe.....
Green Skies And Fierce Winds... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The threat of severe weather hangs on in the American South. We had this yesterday: unconfirmed tornado south of here, but no damage, funnel clouds seen in Burleson, waited out the storms at the hospital up the road; had a "Code Black" there, everyone moved to halls until threat passed. Sca..
Haiku - Day's Journey by Deborah Russell
day's journey.....
Hear The Wind Blow!: Greensburg, Kansas, May 4, 2007. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman survives a powerful tornado. ..
Heat Index. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Only the end of May, and it already feels more like August, much to this person's dismay. Image (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
Heat Wave!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An older man complains about the heat, especially since his air conditioning dies, forcing him to seek refuge somewhere else. Image of "hot dog" (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman. (These truly ARE the "dog days!")..
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Nature Stories
1. The Easter Skunk
2. The Last Ax Blow
3. Smashed By A Tornado!: My Story. (Part One
4. The Three Polar Bears
5. seagulls and angels...
6. Pigs, Turtles, and Bugs!
7. High In The Sky: Aurora's Dance.
8. Thundersnow!
9. Events Intertwined
10. Snowie: A Snowy Owl's Story. (Part One)
11. Snowie: A Snowy Owl's Story, Continued.
12. Autumn in the Hills of West Virginia
13. Cloud Games.
14. This Cruelty Called Mother Nature. ...: Ou
15. The Ronee' Files (1/10/'13): Rain, Rain, A
16. Goats (an excerpt)
17. Cold Front!
18. Remembering .... Seven Years Later (By Kat
19. Running from a rat snake
20. Gentle Thunder.

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