Sunday, October 14, 2007

Double Rainbow, originally uploaded by dmnaz1.

i wanted to bring my camera to the school, just in case.
see, it was a pretty ugly day. that usually means a lovely sunset.

but, i also didn't want to leave my now-REALLY-expensive camera in the car during my test, so i left it at home.

when i got to school, i got out of my car and what did i see?

not only a WHOLE rainbow.. as in start to finish.. but there was also the beginning of a second rainbow on the one side... it wasn't very well formed, but it was there. i cursed not having my camera there, not even my camera phone, and then decided i would enjoy it anyhow.

so i took out my notebook and reviewed my formulas on the hood of the car while admiring the rainbow until it faded away. then i went inside and took my test.

we'll see soon how i did.. :)

I always hate the rare occasion when I don't have my camera. There's always something good to take a picture of when that happens.

Hope you did well on your test!
right.. the lady at work pointed out that's why i should always carry my point & shoot - but i gave it to amanda! i did that thinking chris has the same one.. so it's no big deal to use that one, but i'd feel bad keeping that in my purse the way i kept the other camera in my purse (what if HE had a photo op he missed because of that?)... so yeah. dammit.
Maybe it would be worth picking up a cheap point and shoot just to keep in your purse for moments like that?
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I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!

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Making a difference

A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.

One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.

When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.

An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.

When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."

The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"

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