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Wanda's Book Reviews

I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles.  (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).

Currently reading

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Douglas Preston
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Hail around the cars in our parking lot
Hail around the cars in our parking lot
Traffic backed up the hill because manhole covers were popping off
Traffic backed up the hill because manhole covers were popping off
My poor plants!
My poor plants!
Large hailstones
Large hailstones
Looks like winter
Looks like winter

So we had a dramatic hail storm last night around dinner time.  At one point, the rain and hail were coming down so hard that I couldn't see past my balcony railing!  This morning, there was still a bit of hail around the front door of our condo building. 

 

There was a tree tipped over further down the block and lots of large branches down on my drive to work this morning. 

 

I still need to have a good look at my car for damage--and there are predictions for another storm today.

 

Exciting and destructive.