These are eight, random "Daily Photographs" from my personal Flickr collection.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

More Rain Per Year Than You Are Tall

Think as we might, we just couldn't find anything that needed doing today. I can't blame the one-hour change to the clock or much else.

Although this picture was taken from the balcony yesterday, not much has changed in the way of the weather. It remained just about as dark even though, perhaps, a tiny bit drier.

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The weatherman on one of the local news channels has a weekend photo contest for different cities around our province. Viewers email their favourite, personal photographs which are then shown on air.

This morning, one of the highlighted cities was Port Alice, BC over on the northwestern section of Vancouver Island. We stopped there once on a big road trip, We got over to the island, headed up to catch a ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, and finally looped around through Prince George on the mainland to return home. We put 3,300 KM on the truck's odometer. It was in the spring thirteen years ago and I had my first digital camera.

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An interesting thing about Port Alice is its annual rainfall totals. The town sees 3.4 meters, or about 11-1/4 feet, of precipitation per year. That is a lot of wet. So, learning this sort of put details about the Lower Mainland into a literally, clearer perspective. Now, I don't feel as though I should complain about the last five or so weeks in New Westminster.


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