First, the formalities. We had another gorgeous misty-morning view of the valley and mountain today …
Now to the announcement –
Introducing the newest addition to my family! ❤ My eldest daughter gave birth to a 10lb. 3oz. baby boy on Tuesday morning, a baby brother to two-year-old Aurora. Baby is well, and his parents and big sister are absolutely besotted.
His name hasn’t been decided on yet, so he is currently known as “baby boy”. Only one name remains on the original list of possibles, but another name was added yesterday for consideration. Needless to say, I am totally in love with this gorgeous little man. ❤
The photo above of Mount Warning was taken this afternoon. The mountain spent a good part of this morning, however, hiding behind mist and low cloud.
During the night, at something-o’clock – it was too dark to see what time it was – I was rudely awoken by a massive thunderclap. The rain teamed down, thunder crashed, lightning flashed … and I fell back to sleep.
By just after 6 am – a far more respectable hour – the rain had stopped. In the distance I could still hear thunder grumbling, and as for the sky, it looked dark and eerie, colourful, patchy, and cloudy, all at the same time.
The photo above shows a patch of colour, as if a rainbow was attempting to appeared, but had collaspsed before it could form an arc.
As I clicked photo after photo, the sky changed before my eyes. Dark clouds rolled in above; more mist appeared in the valley.
Suddenly, thick mist began billowing up from the valley floor, huge amounts of mist, covering the whole area within seconds.
The last two photos above were taken just a couple of minutes apart. The mist increased until the valley was completely hidden, and it remained misty for the next couple of hours.
So that was the early morning of Tuesday, 11th May, 2021. A memorable morning in many ways …