The Unbelievingly Beautiful Vista of Sunday’s Storms—Monday, May 8, 2017

Sunday was a day full of wind, threats of rain and stunning beautiful storms

The mountain ranges surrounding us filled with dark and threatening clouds, dumping either snow or rain, creating an endless series of drama

Even on the sawtooth mountain range of the San Juans…the snow-clad peaks etched needle-sharp against the sky received their share of the storms

Silent forks of dazzling light split the sky on the Uncompahgre Plateau and across the desert between Delta and Grand Junction.

Dull rumbles of thunder boomed in the canyons and hollows of the deserts beyond our farm. Sheet lightening shimmered far, far away threatening to come closer and closer to us.

Although the sky was a stunning crystal blue between the storms; the lightening would light up the plateau like an X Ray.

The air was filled with particles of dirt when the mighty gusts of wind pushed through

The storms raced here and there; composed of energy, and full of sounds echoing through out the sky and the earth

It was actually very beautiful.

We changed the water in both of the corn fields in the rippling, storm-filled spring skies…all of us driven here and there by the wind…shifting to hold ourselves upright and still set and move water.

It was exhilarating, to say the least.

From my world to your heart,

Linda

 

 

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17 thoughts on “The Unbelievingly Beautiful Vista of Sunday’s Storms—Monday, May 8, 2017

  1. What amazing skies Linda. Such power and elemental energy — I can feel it in your photos and words. I love the way you live so close to the elements, and embrace whatever comes.

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  2. Beautiful skies and clouds! I love watching stormy skies and all the cloud formations! We were very windy yesterday afternoon with threats of a thunderstorm, but it never materialized. Maybe this evening. Thank you, Linda, for sharing your corner of the world with us!

    Blessings!

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