Take a pause in your reading, go outside, and for a few moments please gaze at the sky. What do you see? Sunshine, clouds, haze, rain, stars, birds? Do you feel the wind? What do you smell? What interrupts the view? Buildings, trees, wires? Where does the weather originate? Are you experiencing moist, tropical air, or perhaps an Arctic front that’s sweeping through your neighbourhood? If there are clouds, where did the moisture in those clouds originate? If there are birds, are they local residents, or migrants? What kind of food are they looking for, and where will they find it?

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