Clouds with Attitude

Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the Front Range of Colorado in July.  The downpours are sometimes violent with hail & lightning, but and are usually short-lived. Mountain people make storms reason to stop and look out the office window, talk by the grocery store doors, or hang out at Starbucks for a couple extra minutes.  We unplug computers beforehand, and reset blinking clocks afterward.  Somedays it feels like we're a bunch of puppies being put in our place by a big growling dog. 

Steve and I were sitting on the lawn swing when this storm front (pictured above) blew in and made Pikes Peak look like a small hill.