Shelf Cloud Picture -- Weather Wallpaper -- National Geographic Photo of the Day
he day began as any other storm-chasing day in the Canadian Prairies. My girlfriend and I followed this particular storm from its birth and observed as it formed this gorgeous shelf structure eight hours later, at the end of the day.
Witches Around the Globe: The Canadian Prairie. The witches of the Canadian prairie are lonesome, determined creatures. They know what it is to struggle, and yet what they do best is persist. Surrounded by grassland and blue skies, these witches are formed with the heat of the sun in their veins, and their fingers are blessed to grow, to heal, to love.
Blackburnian Warbler.....They breed in eastern North America, from southern Canada, westwards to the southern Canadian Prairies, the Great Lakes region and New England, to North Carolina. Blackburnian warblers are migratory, wintering in southern Central America and in South America
Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture as their homelands. He rallied the French-speaking Metis and the English-speaking half breeds by stressing their common grievances with Eastern interests. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero today. His arrest, trial, and execution…