Monday, May 24, 2010

Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Inside, Cowering in Fear

My mother grew up in Kansas and she would occasionally mention seeing baseball-sized hail during really strong thunderstorms. Personal experience has demonstrated that even raisin-sized hail is pretty painful, and that grape-sized hail striking the outside of an office building can render phone conversations inaudible inside.

Consider, then, the effects of baseball-size hail on an outdoor swimming pool:

OK, the commentary is a bit repetitive - apparently this year's Duuuude Convention was in Oklahoma City - but it is sincere.

I imagine this must have been what Long Island Sound looked like that time the Germans invaded...

1 comment:

J. said...

Just like the Fountains of Bellagio, though I prefer Andrea Bocelli and Placido Domingo to these guys.