It rain, it poured, the wind blew and then hail fell, followed by more rain. That is how late afternoon went, Terry and I came in from irrigating just soaked. Just after supper, when I was getting ready to put the chickens up for the night, the sun came out and a double rainbow appeared.
But if that wasn’t gift enough on the way to work I saw….
After I dropped down the hill I saw this…
And just as I drove into work another appeared.
I feel incredibly blessed and more than extremely lucky! Someday I would like to see a moonbow. I saw a really neat article on moonbows stating that moonbows are really rare for conditions have to exactly right: a clear, dark night, full of heavy mist or raindrops and a particularly bright full or near-full moon shining low in the sky behind you.
In 1879, Mark Twain reported while out to sea “a magnificent lunar rainbow—a complete arch, the colors part of the time as brilliant as if it were noonday.”
I’m sure witnessing a rain-spawned moonbow is matter luck, but maybe sometime I’ll be some place that air pollution and artificial lights can’t ruin and I’ll see one.
At least I hope to,
before I die. 🙂