Things continue to unfold with regular ups and downs the way life often does. Good days and bad for my mom. Sometimes there are phone calls that leave us laughing and joyous, when she sounds more like herself and actually seems present. Then there are the calls from my sister that are urgent, stressful, and painful. Sometimes they happen in the same day. This is life at the moment. So, we do what we always do, we look for diversion on our beautiful planet.
It doesn't take much, maybe playing with a photo of a cloud, tweaking the saturation to see what it can become.
Or running to the west facing windows just past sunrise to see this.
anti-crepuscular rays to me. If that's what they are, I will
be doing cartwheels (or I would if the pinched nerve in my back would
let me). If I had a bucket list, seeing anti-crepuscular rays would be
on it. So, I was delighted with this view right out our window.
This is what it looked like out front, facing east, just a few minutes later.
had been quite a while since we saw the sunrise here. We've had more
than a foot of rain since February 1st. That's almost twice the normal
average rainfall. It's been gray for so long I didn't know precisely
where the sun would rise, it had continued north in the days since the
last visible rise.