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Thursday, May 2, 2013

SkyWatch Friday: Mostly Rain

We've mostly had rainy days lately but I did catch a brief glimpse of blue on a few days.
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I'm glad we have had enough rain because it keeps everything fresh.
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I would rather have too much rain than too little.
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I guess I should qualify that last sentence. I don't want to have any hurricanes blow through. Even strong thunderstorms can be dangerous.
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The bell tower above is on the campus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and it was struck by lightening several years ago and had to be rebuilt.
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I guess it's all a matter of balance. Anything in excess can be a problem.  
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I guess drought conditions bother me because I hate to see the natural world dry up. Especially in places that aren't well adapted to drought like where I live.
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We've had more than enough rain for several years now and I am beginning to relish a little blue in the sky. The greens being so fresh and clean help make up for the absence of color in the sky. Click for the home of skywatch Friday.

19 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

I also the fresh feeling when it's raining, your pictures are wonderful!Love that tower!
Léia

Indrani said...

It is very pleasing all around.
Lovely shots Carver.

ZielonaMila said...

Wonderful photos:) Greetings

Photo Cache said...

we didn't get enough rain here and combine that with high temps and our naturally dry weather, our fire season is starting so much earlier than normal.

HansHB said...

Awesome serie of photos!

eileeninmd said...

Lovely scenes and beautiful blue skies. We had rain the first few days this week. Glad it is over now, hopefully a dry sunny weekend is on the way. Beautiful photos, happy skywatching!

Hilde said...

Beautiful series of photos, and lovely skies :)
Happy skywatching!

Karen said...

Lovely Carver, your images are so crisp and clear. Have a great weekend.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful blue. I don't mind rain, but I'm a wimp about thunderstorms...you might have been able to hear me screech yesterday, when one thunderclap was a little too close for my comfort zone.

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful captures of such a wonderful variety of skies, Carver Hope ;you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!

DeniseinVA said...

Wonderful photos! I know what you mean about the rain. Our garden has never looked so green as it does right now. Back to sunny days and glorious weather, not too hot :)

A Creative Harbor said...

Delightful sky shots ~ beautiful for SWF ^_^

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

We generally have lots of rain but teh last year has been dry. We've had a wet spring and the ponds and creeks are slowly looking better.

Karen said...

I love the deep blue in the first shot!

ladyfi said...

Gosh, it really is so lovely and green where you are!

DrillerAA09 said...

Very nice photo set. I do like the bell tower. Have a blessed week-end.

alp said...

Me encantan las fotografias de nubes...un beso desde Murcia...

Jidhu Jose said...

beautiful clicks...especially i like that clouds in the blue sky

Arija said...

Those white clouds against that unimaginably blue sky are just tops.

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