Each year, Orcas Island residents gather at noon on Earth Day for the annual parade to celebrate the beauty and goodness of the earth. We usually carry a giant Earth Ball at the head of the procession. This year, the police were open to the idea of mounting the earth ball on their car, and leading the parade. Here’s a few pictures capturing the co-operative moment.
Earth – Fragile Beauty
Check out this stunning time-lapse video of the planet, recorded by the crew of the International Space Station as they orbited earth. Michael König edited video from the Crew Earth Observations team taken onboard the International Space Station.
Note the chain lightning and magical Aurora Borealis playing across the paper thin atmosphere. The images are crystal clear, and convey a deep sense of awe and beauty. I can’t help but marvel…