Maxfield Parrish in My Own Back Yard

One of the best things about living in Texas is the sky. I ran across some really fun sky photos that we’ve taken here in the panhandle:

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There is something inherently unique about the clouds here…

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A wall of rain clouds washing past our back yard:

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There is a strange color that walks into the atmosphere when storms are impending.  These photos show exactly what it’s like to step outside at sundown before a thunderstorm.  The sky lights up in a red-ish hue that is unlike anything I’ve ever seen on the West coast:

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I feel as if I’ve just stepped into a Maxfield Parrish painting… (the clouds in Philly and New Hampshire must be similar, since that is where he spent his life!)

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“Princess Parizade Bringing Home the Singing Tree” by Maxfield Parrish

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Who knew I’d be so lucky to live in a place with clouds like this?

What do you love about your sky?

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