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Clouds overhead were ghostly gray

It’s unusual to see cloudy skies out here. These kinds of clouds, anyway – low gray ones that hang around all day. In the summer, it’s not uncommon to have thunderclouds build up and quickly dissipate.

But how about the way the lighter shapes in the clouds echo the shape of the shrubbery by the stairs?

Shafter, Texas
photographed 12.22.2018

Shade structure, with bird

Here’s another view of the driving range that I first photographed back in December. If you judged our local weather only on these images, you’d think we had clouds all the time.

But, really, cloudy days are infrequent. I promise.

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.8.2019

Pipe rail gate, almost invisible

A sliver of a pipe-rail gate anchors the desert, while clouds slowly build.

But it doesn’t rain.

near Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.10.2015


I made 18 shots here, to get the flags just right. Guess which one was the best. Yes, the very first one.

But it’s only marginally about the flags anyway. It’s the mop, really.

Valentine, Texas
photographed 12.22.2018

the feel of the coming rains

By now, though, I should understand that just because it looks like it is going to rain does not mean it will…

Yellowhouse Canyon, Texas
photographed 7.8.2018

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