On the Road and In Your Backyard

Good Morning All,

This weekday feature is for Juicers who are are on the road, traveling, or just want to share a little bit of their world via stories and pictures. So many of us rise each morning, eager for something beautiful, inspiring, amazing, subtle, of note, and our community delivers – a view into their world, whether they’re far away or close to home – pictures with a story, with context, with meaning, sometimes just beauty. By concentrating travel updates and tips here, it’s easier for all of us to keep up or find them later.

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Have a wonderful day, and enjoy the pictures!

 

Adam here covering for Alain.

About three weeks ago we had a humongous rainbow, so I took some pictures. It was actually a double rainbow, but only the brighter one showed up in the pictures.

Here’s the left side of the rainbow:

Here’s the right side of the rainbow:

And here’s the center of the rainbow:

As a bonus, here’s a bird that decided to hitch a ride on a car. And before anyone starts we were stopped at a long light and I was able to safely take the picture while it was red.

Hopefully Alain will be back tomorrow.

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6 replies
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    J R in WV says:

    Interesting big rainbow; they are famously difficult to photograph also, so good job.

    What’s the bird got to do with the rainbow? ;-)

    ETA: I can see the outer rainbow in spots, it’s just dim enough the bright sky blows it out in places…

  2. 2
    OzarkHillbilly says:

    @J R in WV: Yep, in the left and right photos the fainter rainbow is plainly visible above the bright one.

  3. 3
    HinTN says:

    I’m guessing Alain the Site Fixer needs Boudreax the Back Fixer. Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Alain.

  4. 4
    debbie says:

    I saw a double rainbow when I didn’t know one was possible. Wish I’d known about a triple rainbow because the rainbow was intense enough to make one possible.

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    Miss Bianca says:

    Good morning, Adam. Been a while since we’ve had enough rain up here for a double rainbow, but we do get them. Even, on occasion, the rare and elusive *triple* rainbow.

    Making do – for both rainbow color and avian hijinks – with swarms of hummingbirds so voracious, they are draining three feeders at the rate of every 6-12 hours, depending on feeder capacity. Already on our second 25-lb sack of sugar. Last year one 25-lber lasted pretty much the whole summer!

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    Tarragon says:

    I love double rainbows. Fun fact: the colors are always in the opposite order (Red on the inside) in the second bow.

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