Rain on the Prairie

Nora’s new favorite thing is yelling at storms.

Nora: “HEY STORM!!! WHAT ARE YOU DOING?!”
Ben: “Yeah, you tell that storm who’s boss.”
Nora: “HEY! YOU ARE THE BOSS!!!”
Ben: “No, tell it you are the boss.”
Nora: “HEY STORM!!! I AM THE BOSS!!! YOU LISTEN TO ME!!!”

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The sky in Oklahoma is about five times the size of the sky most places. Our lack of geographical excitement gets credit for this. I might trade a little sky for a serious mountain or a legitimate tree some days, but it definitely has its perks. One of the coolest things is being able to see the line of the rain approaching. It doesn’t photograph well, at least not on an iPhone camera, but it really is a sight.

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It’s not the best picture ever, but I tried to capture the sunset in front of us and the complete, stormy darkness behind us. The weather quickly rolls in and wreaks havoc, then sweeps along down the plains…

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About cultofezzell

Ben's wife, Nora and Emeline's mommy. Finding the joy in this crazy family life while battling rheumatoid arthritis.
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