Ský

We refer to the space above our heads as the sky. Yet, our word comes from the Old Norse ský. A word that means clouds, not the space that contains them. Click on the image for a larger view.

Catching Lightning

life_in_catching_lightningLast night, a terrific thunderstorm passed over us. A torrential rain was driven by a fierce wind—something we could not see in the darkness, but could hear. The lightning made the event sublime. We just took this all in from our bedroom window. Click on the image for a larger view.