(Not so) Little (Not so) Dark Rain Cloud

5 Minutes of time for yours truly on the side of a dirt road.

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Ok so this picture isn’t of a little rain cloud; it’s huge. And it’s not necessarily dark, but rather quite bright in the remnants of the setting sun. It warranted pull-off to the side of the road, as it was so interesting. I stopped the SUV and just stared at it for a while to take in every fluff and shadow. My eyes were transfixed and I followed the lines and shadows, watching the rain on one side and the drifting wisps on the other. It was magnificent. Yep, I just called a cloud magnificient.

 

The Need to Breathe

An Afternoon in the Clouds of Wyoming

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Interesting cloudscapes over the plains of Wyoming near a little town called Egbert.

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The overcast skies seemed endless and no matter which way I pointed my camera, they were different in every direction. It was such a relaxing and warm day.

Dried yet still fiercely beautiful yucca plants dotted the hills.

 

 

Different Rockies Every Day

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The awe-inspiring views of the Rocky Mountains always pull my attention from the hamster wheel of daily life. Whether I’m running errands, pulling into my subdivision or taking a walk, I can’t help but look westward and get lost in the moment wherever I am.

While driving back to Colorado this afternoon, I caught myself thinking how beautiful and different this day was in contrast all the prior weekends.

Their colors depend on the sky, clouds and light. Their contrast changes with the seasons and the winter snows. Every morning, new mountains, filling the same shape and size, seem to replace the last.

But they still take my breath away, and I hope they always do.