Sunday, April 25, 2010

Rain Cycle

A bicyclist in Forest Park dodges the rain showers that rolled through the area yesterday. There is a tornado watch in effect as I write this on Saturday night. I've been in St. Louis more than 40 years and I've never seen one, fortunately, but they've been around the area many times. Mrs. C is from rural Kansas and she's never seen one. She actually has a sister named Dorothy who still lives in Kansas but, sadly, does not have a dog names Toto. She has a husband named Bill.

I'm hoping to shoot the annual Earth Day Festival in the park today. The forecast looks dicey but even if it doesn't rain Sunday the area should be slop. Break out the Wellies.


Ricky said...

Is this a lens baby pic?

cieldequimper said...

The park could be Versailles.

Virginia said...

This is very very cool. I love this photo B!

We had a washout yesterday but the tornadoes didn't show up, thankfully.

Jilly said...

A truly lovely shot. Perfectly framed of course and with such a good atmosphere. Spring, damp from the earlier rain with the eye drawn to the bicycle, the rider and beyond to the end of the vista. beautiful Bob.

Sharon said...

Great photo. I'm not sure, but that looks like that little gazebo on the island in the background of your photo. That is one of my favorite things to photograph in Forest Park.

I talked to my sister who lives near Springfield yesterday and she was telling me about the tornado warnings there.

Bianca said...

Gorgeous composition. I can just smell the spring rain from it. Great one.

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Judging from your ensuing posts I assume the tornado didn't come your way. I loved the story of Dorothy who lives in Kansas but does not have a dog named Toto :-)

U "R" Us AKA Captain Crowe said...

LOVE THIS! Timing, framing, color, and fab use of the ol LB.