Ranger Kathryn's Arches

August 12, 2010

Clouds of Wednesday

Living up on a mesa, I have a very big sky to admire. Its constant newness refreshes me; it’s almost as if I’m on the edge of my seat, waiting to see what’s on the sky menu each day. Summertime brings a dose of unpredictability with its unsettled weather patterns (i.e., monsoons) — and handsome clouds. Enjoy this one-minute-before-sunrise shot, taken from a moving car at 50 mph.

While you’re at it, ponder the metaphor. What clouds are on your horizon? Do they have a silver (or gold) lining? Can you find beauty in the midst of disappointment? Are you grateful, truly grateful, for cloudy episodes in your life? Comment if you’d like.

6:33 a.m.

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8 Comments »

  1. love the shot!

    pleading the 5th on the color of my lining….

    Comment by john — August 12, 2010 @ 10:07 am | Reply

    • Linings can change, John…

      Comment by kath56ryn — August 13, 2010 @ 8:38 am | Reply

  2. WOW!!

    Comment by kathy lewis — August 12, 2010 @ 9:40 pm | Reply

    • Taken from a moving car, if you can believe it.

      Comment by kath56ryn — August 13, 2010 @ 8:37 am | Reply

  3. Now, that is one FINE shot!
    I do hope you realize you are in danger of never being able to return to anything remotely like a ‘normal’ life.

    Comment by leroque — August 13, 2010 @ 6:11 am | Reply

    • Oh. Dad. The danger is real, looming, and not a little disconcerting.

      Comment by kath56ryn — August 13, 2010 @ 8:36 am | Reply

  4. The most spectacular sky scene I think I have ever seen. You must find a photo contest for it. Maybe Conde Nast publications.

    Comment by Mom — August 13, 2010 @ 3:19 pm | Reply

  5. One of the best nature photos I’ve seen. To invent an expression, Wow!
    Clouds – I’m rather partial to fog. It muffles excessive noise, sharpens some sounds, feels great on the skin, is terrific for hiking or other outdoor activities because it keeps you from overheating. You are actually in the cloud lining in fog. I will have to ponder the metaphor aspect of this.
    Chris

    Comment by chrisyoungman — August 17, 2010 @ 10:31 am | Reply


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