Friday, May 7, 2010

Friday photo

Rainbow, Park County, Wyoming. July 2004

There's a thunderstorm rolling through southeast Michigan this morning, so I thought I'd offer up a rainbow. We won't see one in Michigan today, as Midwestern clouds tend to fill the skies for hundreds of miles without a gap. Western skies have more breaks in the clouds and they get rewarded with more frequent rainbows.

In Sunday School, I was taught that the rainbow is God's promise never again to destroy the world through a global flood. In Wyoming, it can also be taken as a taunt that you're lucky to be getting any rain at all.

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