I said I didn’t feel like blogging today, but this picture pretty much captures my mood:
This photo rather indelicately appears in Yahoo’s “Entertainment” section, as part of a profile of Edward Teller (inventor of the hydrogen bomb).
As a kid growing up in the 80s, when Russia was still the “Evil Empire,” I often had nightmares of seeing the mushroom cloud rising above the trees in my backyard, at my school, etc. I decorated my textbooks with mushroom clouds rising in the background of every picture. That image actually stayed with me through college.