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I have been feeling under the weather all weekend and was dozing off when I thought I heard a rumble of thunder.  As always, that sound just does something to ignite my senses and I sat while awaiting another bolt.  A couple of minutes later one hit less than a mile away lighting up the entire sky and trees.  I quickly grabbed the camera and was able to grab some shots as the storm quickly intensified and headed east.  I can’t say I “chased” this storm, but it was nice to have a break of the doldrums of being sick.

From the back porch, the orange is Castle Rock (yuck) and the violet is the storm.
From the back porch, the orange is Castle Rock (yuck) and the violet is the storm.

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This one was interesting because it looked like a bat when i zoomed into the lightning.  Interesting cloud formation...
This one was interesting because it looked like a bat when i zoomed into the lightning. Interesting cloud formation…

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