Strange Landscapes

The ice falls and it’s an early day here in Ames, at least in my household. I had a strange dream and couldn’t get back to sleep, so I’ll leave you with some links to strange landscapes. Then it’s heading out to the parish to get caught up on work and get ready for a staff meeting that may not happen.

They look like trees in a pink and white desert, (above) but it’s windblown dark sand in the Martian Arctic as imaged a few years back by NASA’s Mars Reconaissance Orbiter. Check out the hundreds of cool images from the HiRISE project out of the University of Arizona.

Here’s frost in Martian sand dunes, a recent image:

Images credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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