Earlier this month, I was driving home from a short visit to Sequoia National Park. My visit was cut short because of storms that were brewing and closing roads. The night before there was a downpour. Storms were blowing in from the west, and rain and snow were expected by evening. Mountain passes further south were even expected to close with snow levels reaching 3500 feet.
But that afternoon, driving home, the clouds were absolutely gorgeous!
WHAT DO YOU SEE?
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QUOTES ABOUT CLOUDS
“You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.” Henry David Thoreau
“Clouds suit my mood just fine.” Marie Lu
“Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short.” Iimani David
“We pledge to fight ‘blue-sky thinking’ wherever we find it. Life would be dull if we had to look up at cloudless monotony day after day.” Gavin Pretor-Pinney
“I miss the simple pleasures like a friendly hello, an unexpected smile, really looking into someone’s eyes when speaking, random acts of kindness, and days doing nothing but lying on a blanket in the grass watching the clouds roll on by.” Rita Said
“My experiences remind me that it’s those black clouds that make the blue skies even more beautiful.” Kelly Clarkson
“If you want to relax, watch the clouds pass by if you’re lying on the grass, or sit in front of the creek; just doing nothing and having those still moments is what really rejuvenates the body.” Miranda Kerr
“We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder cloud and the rain.” Henry David Thoreau
“I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of ‘thinking’ and ‘enjoying’ what they call ‘living’, I just wanted to lie in the grass and look at the clouds.” Jack Kerouac