kaffy_r (kaffy_r) wrote,

Dept. of Unexpected Beauty


I am always stunned by the beauty of clouds, something that my love of Miyazaki films has nurtured even more. Summer clouds, thunderheads, the results of heat and humidity (which is, I suppose, why Miyazaki clouds look as they do; Japanese summers are hot and humid.)

Yesterday afternoon as I headed out to do some errands, I was entranced by clouds and cloud banks high above Chicago and its near suburbs - so much so that I had to pull over and take pictures with my phone. As I came out of Costco, I caught another cloudscape, and it was so glorious that I stopped right in the middle of the parking lot drive aisle to take a picture. The SUV that I inadvertently blocked was polite and didn't run me over. 

I present two of the shots here. I enhanced the color by a bit so that the cloud formations were easier to see online - but the clouds themselves? That's courtesy of the universe. Thank you, universe.

Cloudscape. Howard St., Niles. 8th June, 2021

Cloudscape, Costco parking lot. Niles. 8th June, 2021 This entry was originally posted at https://kaffyr.dreamwidth.org/791726.html?mode=reply, where there are currently comment count unavailable comments. You can comment there or here, but prefer to read over on DW. You can comment there using open ID if you don't have a DW account.
Tags: lovely things, meanderings

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