Marching On Together


Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Beautiful Roll Cloud Rises Over Lake Michigan

Sent in by William Neu
Time-lapse shows huge cloud rising over Lake Michigan near the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

A roll cloud is a low, horizontal, tube-shaped, and relatively rare type of arcus cloud.
They differ from shelf clouds by being completely detached from other cloud features.
Roll clouds usually appear to be "rolling" about a horizontal axis.
They are a solitary wave called a soliton, which is a wave that has a single crest and moves without changing speed or shape.
One of the most famous frequent occurrences is the Morning Glory cloud in Queensland, Australia, which can occur up to four out of ten days in October.
One of the main causes of the Morning Glory cloud is the mesoscale circulation associated with sea breezes that develop over the Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf of Carpentaria. However, similar features can be created by downdrafts from thunderstorms and are not exclusively associated with coastal regions. Coastal roll clouds have been seen in many places, including California, the English Channel, Shetland Islands, the North Sea coast, coastal regions of Australia, and Nome, Alaska.

A rare and very unique "roll cloud" along the Lake Michigan shoreline at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Video is 4x speed.



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