Friday, April 18, 2014

A Spring Storm and Rainbow

Right in the middle of March (and right after we moved into our new house), a huge thunderstorm came through our area as is usual for spring time. And of course, the boys wanted to watch it. I have several photos of them doing this through the years. It's almost a spring tradition. (See 2009, 2011, 2013).

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This year they were kind of scared of the storm. It was a big one. It rained so hard and so fast that a river formed in our street and literally carried our big trash bin all the way down the street in its current.

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After most of the rain died down the boys took a shower. While they were in there I went to let Duke out at the back door. I just happened to glance up and see this magnificent rainbow. And then I noticed that it was a double rainbow. So, I grabbed my camera and went outside in the very soggy grass to get a couple of photos.

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As I went out into the yard I noticed that it was also a full double rainbow. I honestly can't remember the last time I've seen a double, full arc rainbow that was this bright. I was in a hurry with the photos because the boys were in the shower, so this one (the only shot I took of the full arc) is out of focus.

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And here's the left side of it. Amazing. Of course, after the boys got out of the shower I carried them out there to see the rainbow. You can't miss something like that.

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