Something to Miss


I love the way thunderstorms roll in here.  Last night we opened the curtains and the windows and all sat on the bed and watched the, now familiar, phenomenon. At first there was a dark, jagged line across the sky where the clouds turn from steely blue to dark charcoal. Far back in the distance bright lightning flashed,  still too far away for the resulting thunder to be heard.  Then came the wind, it was almost instant,  stillness one second followed by whistling and howling the next.  Finally the rain.  We watched it appear in the street light of the culdesac behind us before it hit our window.  I'm truly going to miss the way the storm gods seem to pull the weather across the sky here like a giant, metallic sheets, rumbling a cracking as they pass.

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  1. Heeeeeyyyyy!! Haven't seen you in forever! Are you back now? Please oh please say yes! :)

    We had a lightning storm last night--no rain or thunder, just lots of lightning. It was pretty cool.

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  2. There is nothing like an Ohio thunderstorm! I miss them as well. And I miss you :)

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  3. You said it so well. I love those midwest thunderstorms. Something I missed when I was in Utah. I hope you are back and not just teasing us.

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  4. I will forever miss the Midwest thunderstorms I grew up with. I love the way you described them being "pulled across the sky."

    Good to "see" you again.

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  5. Wow I feel like I haven't visited in forever *blushing* for that I'm sorry but I visited on the right day! I love talking about storms and the beauty they bring!!! Love the thunder and the rain, the perfect writing day!

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  17. Hi Candice,

    I'm a friend of Kasie and followed her link to your blog. I'm living in Ohio right now and I love the storms here, too. They are amazing. Now I didn't like when the lightning struck the tree fifteen feet from my house and cracked it right down the middle. Scared my dogs, too. But when thunder rattles your soul, there is just so much power and wonder, how could anyone not love it? :)

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