Submitted by stuartbramhall on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 5:35pm
Starving child covered in flies
It appears a lot of people are as sick to death as I am of the World Vision and Tear Fund TV ads featuring starving, fly-infested African children. Read below the fold...
Submitted by twig on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 9:03pm
Could there be a repeat of the 1930s Dust Bowl today? Yes, says Scientific American, citing the heat wave of the past few summers, plus lack of rain and near-empty aquifers in the Great Plains. From the article: Read below the fold...
Submitted by MJS on Tue, 11/13/2007 - 1:30pm
Things are so dry down south it's time to invoke the Weather God. Such thoughts opened up my Rhyming Cumulus--soon thereafter I felt some lyrics falling, falling on me...
Pray For Rain in Georgia
she stood upon the ferry bridge
she raised her hands to the sky
help her son make it through the night
across the world so wide
he raised his eyes up to heaven
where he suspected it was
he waited for an answer
the way he always does Read below the fold...
Submitted by MJS on Fri, 11/09/2007 - 3:43am
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