the process of an electron releasing a photon of light (energy)
and falling back down to a lower energy level.
on traverse bay, michigan, usa – summer 2018
The City of Ann Arbor Government
US National Weather Service – Detroit
issued this statement yesterday:
We lost 38 seconds of daylight yesterday. By the end of the month, we’ll be losing over 2 minutes each day and by the end of next month, nearly 20 minutes per week. Here’s what you can expect as you savor the waning days of Michigan’s warm season:
July: -45 minutes lost
August: -1 hour 16 minutes lost
September: -1 hour 22 minutes lost
October: -1 hour 23 minutes lost
November: -1 hour 1 minute lost
It won’t be long until you have an extra 6 hours of darkness to spend on your indoor hobbies. Have a great Monday.
i think that someone may have been very hot and had a tough monday.
“we’re burnin’ daylight.”
image credit: kur4
my peony tree bursts with june light.
“green was the silence, wet was the light
the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”
from 100 Love Sonnets by PABLO NERUDA
tunnel through nature
light to dark to light again
leads me to beauty.
“poetry is the tunnel at the end of the light.”
-j. patrick lewis
northside, ann arbor, michigan, usa
“oh, the summer night, has a smile of light,
and she sits on a sapphire throne.”
huron river, ann arbor, michigan, usa
two grandies reap the benefits of more light,
each in their own way.
“one benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”
― jeannette walls, The Glass Castle: A Memoir