Wakes.

Jets don’t decide whether to leave a contrail or not — it just happens.  The hot jet exhaust interacts with the lower-temperature atmosphere, and contrails form.  Scientific American states that the “nature and persistence of jet contrails can be used to predict the weather… thin, short-lived contrail…a sign of fair weather…whereas a thick, long-lasting contrail…can be an early indicator of a storm.”  I am leaving wakes all day, every day as I interact with people and things. What is the nature of the wake I leave?  Am I going for persistence in what I leave behind?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.