the boybarians and i studied clouds and weather at the beginning of fall.
yesterday on the way to the store we went through a bank of fog and i just couldn't remember what kind of cloud could sit on the ground and be fog.
the boybarians remembered, but my addled brain couldn't.
so i made myself a little cloud primer, and now i will share it with you.
STRATUS~ in latin means layer. can sit on the ground and be fog.
CUMULUS~ in latin means heap. cotton ball clouds when sunny, menacing clouds when stormy
CIRRUS~ in latin means hair. high, wispy, feathery clouds.
and now i hope you don't have that judy collins song stuck in your head all day.
in other news, the duke found an old letter he got a few years ago.
he comes running in and says all excitedly
"mama, look how old this letter is! i mean, look! a 37 cent stamp! that's old!"
dear lord, please just find me a quiet spot to park my walker and ride out my child's adolescence.