Mmmmm … storms

Well, by now you should know that I like storms, and tonight’s no different. It got ugly here for a while, and we lost power once. [My roommate has profusely apologized for waking me last night; I’ve forgiven him.]

But we had quite a shock when we walked out–actually, Jared went outside to get something out of his car, and came back to my room laughing. I walked out with him: a pretty tall [50+ foot high, five-foot diameter] tree has fallen across one of the roads in our apartment complex. We’re not blocked in–it’s uphill from us. Assuming the rain will finally stop before dark, I’ll sneak outside and put my digital camera to good use.

Such power, strength, and beauty Nature has…