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Old 02 August 2006, 22:06   #1
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Glad I didn't go out tonight

It's 9:03 pm Chicago time. Wanted to go out about 2 hours ago but decided to head for the roof instead. Good choice.
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Old 02 August 2006, 22:47   #2
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It's 9:03 pm Chicago time. Wanted to go out about 2 hours ago but decided to head for the roof instead. Good choice.
I wouldn't say being on the roof in a thunderstorm is a very good idea!!!
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I wouldn't say being on the roof in a thunderstorm is a very good idea!!!
The very same thought just occurred to me
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There are 3 levels to the roof. The lightning rods are on the third level. We stayed on the first. Although I was a little weary holding onto my triod. Being that its steel and all.
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Nice pics.
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I wouldn't say being on the roof in a thunderstorm is a very good idea!!!
I'm just remined of the Terry Pratchett quote:

"He wasn't a trouble maker - he just had an unfortunate sense of timing ... Say for example, standing on a mountain top, in the middle of a thunderstorm, wearing wet copper armour shouting 'All gods are b@stards'"

Anyway - wicked pictures - got any more?

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This is the only other lightning shot from last night. Only just caught it in the right hand corner.
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I was on holiday travelling up from O'hare up to Michigan on I-94 and man was that some storm.Heavy rain made the trip dicey and glad I wasn't out in a Rib with a big A-frame on lake Michigan.Left Chicago on Monday night @102F I will never complain of heat again in this country!Must say the lake and powerboating and the weather make it a beautiful part of the world.
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