09 June 2007

Red sky last night

Yesterday we celebrated my daughter's fifth birthday in the boys' bathroom of her preschool, due to a tornado warning and huge storm that blew into town right as we cut the cake. Those of you who know me are aware of my insane germophobia, so you can imagine what a delight that was.
We came back home and watched the storm, and it brought me back to childhood and waiting out the warnings. I shot this pic while driving last night (much harder than you'd think) because the sky was still very dramatic.

5 comments:

jeannine said...

Ah, the weird green sky effect. I always worry when the sky gets green. We don't get many tornadoes, but that happened here right before the wind storm that blew out power for ten days.

brandijay said...

mary, no lasering!! I just saw the comment on Steve's blog. I LOVE yr tattoo!!

Steven D. Schroeder said...

When I was at Vanderbilt, I actually was actually sitting in my dorm room and looking out the window when a tornado hit six blocks away. I didn't see the tornado, just thought "Holy shit, is it windy." They had evacuated everyone to the basement but somehow not knocked on my door.

Jilly said...

green sky = a yellow puddle by my shoes

John Guzlowski said...

Hi, Mary, thanks for the picture of the sky, the weather. Weather is always fascinating. It reminds me of something Emerson says in his essay Nature: if the stars came out only once in a 1000 years, we'd all be out that night looking at them. It's like that with weather. We can't take our eyes off the sky that's turning red or green, the trees bending in the wind.