Soul of the Sky: Exploring the Human Side of Weather

Soul of the Sky: Exploring the Human Side of Weather


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Soul of the Sky is a collection of essays that illustrates how the weather can inspire and terrify, connect us and urge us on to new adventures, and invite us to gain a deeper appreciation of how weather and climate affect our everyday lives. Contributors include Diane Ackerman, Catherine Buni, David Clark, Jan DeBlieu, Jerry Dennis, Annie Dillard, Gretel Ehrlich, Robert Henson, Sebastian Junger, David Laskin, John Hanson Mitchell, Chet Raymo, and others.

About the Author:

Dave Thurlow is host and editor of The Weather Notebook, a nationally syndicated radio program produced by the Mount Washington Weather Observatory. Trained as a meteorologist, he has worked as a naturalist, education consultant and weather observer from Mount Washington to the South Pole.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780931134999
Publisher: The Mount Washington Observatory
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 7.07(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Soul of the Sky: An Introductionviii
Lake Squall, 19673
A Mind of Winter (A Writer's Quest)11
An Interview with Sebastian Junger from19
A Memorable Easter Ice Storm25
Rage on Grassy Ridge32
Return to Irving46
The Shape of Air54
Selections from A Match to the Heart58
Storms of Life64
Only A Storm69
Within Mount Washington Clouds75
Sundays in the Sky81
Unearthing the Sky84
How to Watch the Sky93
Finding Myself in Fog104
Aristotle's Rainbow123
A Perfect Beginning132
"Miles to Go..."137
Mount Washington Observatory Membership148

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